Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities — 3,861 headlines found
Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
May 1, 2013 WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added May 9, 2013 20:52
Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
Mar 1, 2013 CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
Jul 11, 2016 St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
The Ministry is proposing several amendments to Ontario Regulation 48/06 that relate to recent amendments to the SFOA, specifically regarding: • Flavoured Tobacco Sales Prohibition • Hospitals and Provincial Government Buildings • Automatic Prohibition
Jul 13, 2015 Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:36
China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Nov 25, 2014 Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2014 16:37
WellSpan Health's announcement that as of Jan. 1 it will no longer hire smokers or nicotine users set off a burning debate among PennLive commenters. Many see the move as an erosion of personal freedom and wonder where it will end.
Aug 20, 2014 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 20, 2014 12:06
[Alabama] Hospitals like UAB should not exclude smokers from employment -- it's discriminatory, says report
the problem with smoker bans at healthcare institutions, a trio of professors aver, is that the policies may disproportionately impact lower-skilled and lower-paid staff. The report in the June edition of the Journal of the Association of American Medica
May 20, 2014 AL.com
added May 21, 2014 14:55
A Syracuse hospital is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen caught fire while puffing on one of the devices. Joe Galloway, a Syracuse Fire Department investigator, said the cause of the March 22 fire at St. Joseph'
Apr 22, 2014 Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 22, 2014 11:06
Franklin County Nursing Home employees will not be allowed to smoke on facility grounds after Oct. 29 unless state health officials say otherwise. A new state law that takes effect in less than two weeks bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals a
Oct 20, 2013 Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00
Is it refusing to hire people who fail to exercise five hours a week? Of course not. It is picking on smokers, and I have yet to see a justifiable rationale for this policy.
Aug 30, 2013 Forbes
added Aug 30, 2013 12:45