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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[UK] Smokers banned from lighting up outside Hull Royal Infirmary

A cancer patient says a new smoking ban outside Hull Royal Infirmary is a step in the right direction. The ban initiated by the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust comes into force tomorrow. As well as Hull Royal Infirmary, it also covers
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:47
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[UK] Total smoking ban at hospital sites

Smoking will be completely banned from the grounds of The Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals by the end of the month. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the sites, has made the decision to launch the ban to coincide with Worl
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added May 24, 2017 15:33
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[Arizona] UA trauma surgeon sees increase in e-cigarette burns in patients

A University of Arizona trauma surgeon is seeing a spike in e-cigarette burns in patients. Dr. Gary Vercruysse says he and his colleagues noticed about a year and a half ago emergency patients were coming in with severe burns after their e-cigarette cau
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 9, 2017 20:32
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Countdown starts to being smokefree

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has pledged all its hospitals and community sites will be completely smokefree from March 31, 2018. Figures show 18.7 per cent of adults in the North East still smoke and tobacco use remains the single largest c
Blyth & Wansbeck News Post Leader (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:34
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Children's plea to stop smoking outside Welsh hospitals

Health boards have said they are "powerless" to stop people smoking outside hospitals until a new law is passed. The Public Health Wales Bill, currently passing through the assembly, will formally ban people from smoking outside hospitals and in school pl
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:32
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[Texas] Tobacco use prohibited at CRDAMC

The smoking lamp is out at all Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center facilities. The policy, which has been in effect now for two years, prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products anywhere on CRDAMC property, including parking lots and sidewalks. Tobac
Fort Hood (TX) Sentinel
added Mar 24, 2017 12:18
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[UK] Countess of Chester Hospital recruits schoolchildren for anti-smoking campaign

The Trust recently asked pupils at nearby Upton Westlea Primary School to design posters to help get the message across to patients, visitors and staff that the Countess is a Smokefree site and the children in Mr Spruce’s Year 5 class and Mr Hall’s Year
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:37
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[UK] Royal Bournemouth Hospital won't ban smokers from grounds because it will ‘compromise their safety’

both Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals and Poole Hospital still allow smoking on site in designated shelters. And bosses at Royal Bournemouth Hospital said if they did enforce a ban, smokers may be at risk of being run over, particularly at ni
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 12:53
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