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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] 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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[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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[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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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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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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