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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] 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] Calgary cancer patient asks why smokers are near hospitals if grounds are supposed to be ‘smoke-free’

At just 47-years-old, Tim Allsopp is battling throat cancer. He doesn’t smoke but during he’s his treatment, he says, he’s been exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke more often because he often passes by people smoking on his way to treatment at Calgar
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:15
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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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[Pennsylvania] 50 years after Surgeon General's warning, smoke still clearing

“It was a complete reversal, but sometimes you have to change,” said Joyce, an ex-smoker who owns the Carlton Restaurant, Downtown. ... The United States remains home to 42 million smokers. “I feel it's my right to smoke,” said Vance Borio, 46, of Allen
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2014 01:31
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[Massachusetts] Changes to tobacco sales proposed

The proposed changes will allow the city’s Health Department to increase the age of persons buying tobacco from 18 to 21. ... would abolish the sale of tobacco products and nicotine delivery services in all city healthcare institutions, which are defined
Newburyport (MA) News
added Nov 20, 2013 15:40
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[New York] Hospital grounds smoking ban signed into law

Legislation that would prohibit smoking outdoors on the grounds of hospitals and residential healthcare facilities has been signed into law by the governor.
Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Aug 5, 2013 08:44
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