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[South Carolina] BALOG COLUMN: Smoke-free zone improves everyone's health – The Post and Courier

Establishing a tobacco-free zone around the Roper and MUSC hospitals in downtown Charleston is a natural extension of existing policies, and it makes good health sense for everyone.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 23, 2012 22:15
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[Michigan] Hospital: Smokers, tobacco users need not apply

your chances of getting a job at Mercy Memorial Hospital System might be going up in smoke. Following the lead of other health care facilities, MMHS has decided to hire only employees who declare they are “nicotine-free.”
Monroe (MI) Evening News
added Dec 15, 2012 21:39
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[UK] Pinderfields Hospital smokers facing a backlash

But a survey by health bosses has found that 99 per cent of staff, visitors and patients want the entrance to be free from smoking. And when the Express asked its Facebook users if they agreed, there were more than 100 comments on the social networking
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:33
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[New York] Tossed Cigarette Results In Partial Hospital Evacuation

A cloud of smoke engulfed part of Southampton Hospital on Friday morning, the result, apparently, of a cigarette tossed into an outdoor grate by a passerby, officials on the scene said.
Southampton (NY) Press
added Dec 1, 2012 11:17
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[Canada] LETTER: An on-site smoke shack would help

If a building of that nature could be put up on the property, it would make a huge difference to those of us who truly care about our health. Perhaps the hospital needs to hire some security with the authority to enforce the bylaws to ensure that those
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:02
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[Canada] Smokers cloud Surrey cancer centre

Smokers regularly gather outside the doors to the B.C. Cancer Agency’s Fraser Valley Centre in Surrey, even though smoking is not allowed anywhere on the premises. . . . “It’s not enforced,” Ken said. Asked if that makes smoking there okay, he said, “
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 21:58
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PVH going tobacco free Nov 15

Pleasant Valley Hospital, and all its properties, will be going tobacco free on Thursday, Nov. 15 -- the Great American Smokeout Day.
Point Pleasant (WV) Register
added Oct 19, 2012 02:26
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional to Adopt Tobacco-free Policy

s, the Altoona Regional Health System Board of Directors has approved a tobacco free policy that will take effect Jan. 1.
GantDaily.com (Clearfield, PA)
added Oct 9, 2012 02:52
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 6, 2012 04:57
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[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Hospital, Marshall Health and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center have agreed to prohibit tobacco use on their property beginning Nov. 15, the day of the Great American Smokeout.

The Marshall University Health Sciences campus is going smoke-free.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:50
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