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Public smoking ban for Ethiopia's capital

A ban on smoking at public gatherings has been announced by the mayor of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa...makes smoking illegal in bars, cafés, restaurants, schools, hospitals and stadiums as well as cultural and religious events, but smoking on the stre
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 4, 2016 22:00
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[California] LETTER: Outreach workers spoke out of turn

Earlier this month comments were made by Steven Gallegos and Michael Olivares, Glendale Adventist Medical Center tobacco outreach workers, to the Glendale City Council and to the News-Press that are uncharacteristic of our approach to promoting community
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:58
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[Michigan] Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire

The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to a fire in the Emergency Room of the University of Michigan Hospital late Saturday that injured two people. The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of t
Ann Arbor.com
added Oct 22, 2012 06:53
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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[Canada] What's new for 2016: More fees for Toronto and new rules in Ontario

Under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, Ontario businesses won’t be allowed to sell flavoured tobacco products, many of which are designed and packaged to appeal to teens. The Ontario government says the ban will “help protect youth from the harmful effects o
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:59
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[Canada] Hospital wants grounds protected by town's smoke bylaw

South Shore Health is asking the Town of Bridgewater to include hospital grounds under its protection from second-hand smoke bylaw. "Currently, South Shore Health provides a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment in the buildings, and on the grounds and
South Shore Now (ca)
added Apr 8, 2014 16:48
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking ban

This is in response to the story “19 clinics shut down in Riyadh.” The government should also strictly ban people from smoking around the medical facilities and near pharmacies as it is a serious health hazard. This is what happens during prayer times.
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 16, 2013 12:43
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[Korea - North] North Korea's Kim Jong Un Smokes During Hospital Inspection, While Ordering Hospital To Be Kept Dust-Free

A report by the Pyongyang Times last week stated that the Korean leader visited a hospital built by the Korean People’s Army (KPA) and insisted on maintaining high standards of hygiene at the facility. According to the report, Kim Jong Un asked “question
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 1, 2013 16:34
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
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