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[Florida] Baptist, Sacred Heart hospitals to stop hiring tobacco users Jan. 1

the new policy expands the scope of the ban, ensuring that newly hired employees of the hospital and hospital-owned clinics and other facilities don't use tobacco off the job, whether they're doctors, secretaries or janitors.
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 10:46

[Canada] LETTER: Cheers for hospital crackdown on smoking

On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, we welcome the news that the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is committed to increasing enforcement of its smoke-free policy. The Canadian Cancer Society has been leading the fight against ca
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:43

[New Zealand] Judge stubs out hospital smoking challenge

A High Court judge has extinguished a legal challenge to a smoking ban in hospitals. Two mental health patients who have spent time in Waitemata District Health Board's intensive care unit and a retired psychiatric nurse challenged the DHB's smokefree po
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:13

[UK] U-turn on Hospital smoking shelters welcomed

The decision not to build smoking shelters was announced on Thursday following weeks of pressure from council chiefs and outraged people over the hospital’s initial decision to reinstate the shelters after a public vote. Despite reservations about enfor
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jul 7, 2013 20:43

[New Zealand] DHB forcing elderly to quit smoking

Manawatu health authorities are being accused of forcing elderly rest home residents to quit smoking by banning lighting up in and around their homes. The New Zealand Aged Care Association says MidCentral DHB's new contract with rest homes and hospitals
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:28

[UK] Hospital smoking shelters - FOR AND AGAINST

BOSSES from the Royal Bolton are asking you whether new smoking shelters should be built at the hospital. Although smoking in the hospital grounds is prohibited, it is virtually impossible to enforce, as it is not underpinned by the law.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jun 5, 2013 00:13

[New Zealand] VIDEO: DHB smoking ban 'saves lives', court hears

But the DHB says its smoking ban is in place to save lives and shouldn't be overturned by the courts. In the High Court in Auckland today, a lawyer for the health board, Jonathan Coates, said smoking was responsible for 5000 deaths a year in New Zealand (TVNZ)
added May 21, 2013 01:24

[New Zealand] Waitakere DHB hospital smoking ban defended

Waitemata District Health Board had the right to control what's happening on its property, the lawyer acting for the board, Jonathan Coates told the court today. That included providing a healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff, and specifi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:16

[New Zealand] High Court to hear case against DHB smoking ban

Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:45

[California] Butts Out at Seton Medical Centers - Pacifica, CA Patch

Seton Medical Center in Daly City and Seton Coastside in Moss Beach announced today they are now smoke-free facilities. As the first northern Daughter of Charity Health System hospitals to enact this prohibition, the two health care facilities acknowledg
added May 7, 2013 14:50
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