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[UK] Residents’ anger over ‘stinking’ cigarette ends littering Carlisle street

Hospital patients, visitors and staff have lit up in the lane between Clift Street and the hospital since a national ban on smoking both inside and outside NHS hospitals came into force in 2007. Residents and councillors have raised the issue over the y
Cumberland News (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:07
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[UK] Residents' anger over 'stinking' cigarette ends littering Carlisle street

RESIDENTS are fuming over hospital smokers littering their lane with cigarette butts. One householder in the street in Carlisle claimed if the smokers involved were fined, no one would have to pay council tax. The butts are a constant source of annoyanc
News & Star (uk)
added Apr 10, 2016 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Early CT screening of smokers can detect disease when it's still curable

Health providers at some Central Massachusetts hospitals are saving lives by using low-dose CT-scanning to screen people with a smoking history, in hopes of picking up lung cancer while it’s curable. One of the lives that has been spared belongs to Ruth
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Apr 6, 2016 21:34
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[New Zealand] Smoking threatens Kidz First children

Breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke could be fatal for little Atelaite Vaikeli. The 1-year old has spent half her life on oxygen at Kidz First Children's Hospital at Middlemore. She has bronchiolitis, an illness of the respiratory tract which is ca
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:57
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Just one warden is employed to enforce RVH’s total smoking ban

T HE entire grounds of the Royal Victoria Hospital are about to become a smoke-free zone – but with just one smoking warden employed to enforce the ban across the massive site. The tough new policy will come into effect from Wednesday, March 9 – Nationa
Belfast Media Group (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:12
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[North Carolina] Naval hospital institutes new tobacco policy

at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune for its active duty service members. The use of all tobacco products regardless of form — electronic cigarette, smoking and smokeless — is prohibited for all active-duty personnel in uniform or in relax standards, such as s
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2016 16:29
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[UK] Hospital bans smoking to encourage smokers to quit

The George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton has become a totally 'smoke-free' site from today, as part of its commitment to "lead the way" and "set an example" in providing a smoke-free environment to "protect and promote health."
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:53
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Infants whose mothers smoke have increased exposure to third hand smoke in NICU

Thirdhand smoke affects infants in the neonatal intensive care unit and is present on incubators, cribs and other furniture due to surface nicotine from smoking visitors, according to recent research published in BMJ.
added Dec 29, 2015 22:25
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[UK-Scotland] RAH: Paisley hospital e-cigs ban U-turn

Health chiefs have lifted a ban and will now let people smoke e-cigarettes at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said electronic smoking, known as ‘vaping,’ will be allowed in designated areas following a change in po
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:36
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[UK] Alder Hey smokers slammed over littering entrance to new £237m hospital

Residents near the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital have slammed smokers who discarded dozens of cigarette ends there. Kenny Jones, from Old Swan, walks his dog near the £237m hospital which opened last month and photographed the cigarette butt litter
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 17:03
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