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[New Jersey] Replacing cigarette butts with candy wrappers

As part of the 2008 smoking ban legislation, a statewide ban of smoking at all addiction recovery centers in New Jersey will go into effect on Dec. 12, 2012. Private, non-profit Seabrook House (Seabrook, NJ) decided to lunge ahead and make their facilit
Behavioral Healthcare
added Jan 28, 2013 17:50
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[Canada] Sudbury health care workers aim to break smoking culture

CBC News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:59
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[Singapore] Smoking ban extended to more public areas from Jan 15

This means smokers will not be able to light up at the common areas of all residential buildings, covered linkways and walkways, overhead pedestrian bridges, outdoor compounds of hospitals, as well as within a five-metre radius of bus shelters. The Nati
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:03
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm helps Tabora hospital

THE Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company has donated 20 beds and mattresses worth 7m/- to the Tabora Regional Hospital.The donation is part of the company's corporate social responsibility policy, that focuses on water, education and health.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:03
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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow
SafetySignSupplies.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55
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[Australia] Man, 22, accused of king hitting a respected Melbourne heart surgeon after he was asked to 'stop smoking' outside a hospital fails to show in court

Joseph Esmaili, 22, was due to face the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday He allegedly punched Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, outside a hospital The father-of-two was rushed to trauma, his life support turned off a month later
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:26
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will address potential health consequences and THS-reduction policies. Ultimately, hospital policies and interventions to reduce THS transport and exposure may prov
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2015 02:44
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‘Money spent on tobacco in Jordan can build 8 hospitals’

Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday. Smoking is an “epidemic” that is not yet listed
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:09
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