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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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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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[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 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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[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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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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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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