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[Alabama] UAB medical agencies to stop hiring tobacco users

UAB Medicine says it's going to quit hiring anyone who uses tobacco starting next year. The system announced Wednesday that its hospitals, clinics and other divisions will no longer hire anyone who smokes or uses smokeless tobacco products after July 1,
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:21
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[Ireland] Man died in care home from fire ignited by cigarette

A NURSING home has changed its practices on allowing residents to smoke, following the death of a 69-year-old blind man who suffered severe burns to 30 per cent of his body when a cigarette fell and ignited his clothes in a smoking room.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:13
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[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Canada] Capital Health's smoke-free policy expands to homes

Capital Health is expanding its no-smoking policy to patients' homes this fall after home-care workers complained about secondhand smoke. Patients are already banned from smoking inside or near Halifax hospitals, but as of Oct. 20 health-care workers wh
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 3, 2014 09:59
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[Florida] VIDEO: Man catches on fire, dies while smoking at nursing home

Security camera footage shows Lewis on the patio, a designated smoking area, when the lighter in his pocket suddenly catches his shirt on fire. Residents try, but fail, to put out the flames. Lewis then frantically pushes himself back inside to get help.
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Oct 2, 2013 03:28
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[New Zealand] High Court upholds smoking ban for hospitals, but not for prisons

The contrasting outcomes provide a useful illustration of the approach taken in judicial review in New Zealand, including the critical nature of the relevant statutory provisions and the limits of challenging the substantive merits of an administrative de
International Law Office (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 13:50
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[Texas] Hospitals turn away applicants who smoke

Methodist Hospital System in Houston this month announcedit will implement a tobacco-free hiring policy on Jan. 1, joining the Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which have had similar policies since last year and 2010, respecti
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 1, 2012 14:23
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[Michigan] Detroit Medical Center will no longer hire smokers as of July 1

The Detroit Medical Center will stop hiring job applicants who smoke or chew tobacco starting July 1, the health system said Wednesday.
Detroit (MI) News
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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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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Sri Lankan President instructs to raise VAT on tobacco and remove from private healthcare charges

Sirisena said he has instructed the relevant sections to raise the Value Added Tax (VAT) on cigarettes and completely remove the private hospital charges from the tax. President Sirisena made this announcement addressing the 104th anniversary ceremony of
LankaPage.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:11
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