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[Ohio] More employers demand applicants quit smoking

Quitting wasn't by choice, but from necessity, if he wanted to work at Hollywood Casino Columbus, which opened on Oct. 8. It does not hire smokers or allow employees to smoke on the premises or even in their homes."Once I realized the offer was serious,
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Nov 25, 2012 12:31
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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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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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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
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[Canada] No smoking on TDMH property as of Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital (TDMH) will become a completely smoke-free campus, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. Smoking will be prohibited in hospital buildings, exterior grounds, parking lots and inside vehic
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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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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