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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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[Canada] Sydney man wants tickets issued for lighting up on hospital grounds

David Butler, 70, said he visits the regional hospital once a month ...He said the number of cigarette butts and people smoking outside — sometimes within a few metres of the main entrance — have really started to trouble him. He'd like to see fines intro
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:19
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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[China] CHENCHEN/TSANG: Anti-smoking feeling on the rise, but efforts still immature

I have been voluntarily engaged in tobacco control activities in China for more than two decades, during which time I have witnessed gradual positive changes in tobacco control efforts in this country. China has been long criticized for its failure in co
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 21, 2012 17:27
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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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[Canada] CKHA Now Officially Smoke-Free

Like every health organization in Ontario, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is now smoke-free. As of New Year’s Day, the use of smoking products is not allowed on any CKHA property. The new regulations cover existing smoking shelters, bus stops, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:39
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[Canada] All local hospitals now completely smoke-free

The Grey Bruce Health Unit congratulates all 11 hospitals in Grey Bruce for making their grounds 100 per cent smoke-free. The policies come into effect on World No Tobacco Day, May 31. All patients, visitors, volunteers and staff are not permitted to sm
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:33
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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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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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