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Blaze engulfs Russian hospital, 38 dead

One of the two patients to survive gave evidence that a recently admitted drug addict was going through withdrawal and constantly breaching a smoking ban, investigators said. “I think the fire started because one of the patients often used to enjoy cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:26

[Pennsylvania] Hill Farm resident dies from burns

A 65-year-old former Lebanon man died April 4, a day after sustaining significant burns while smoking a cigarette at a North Annville Township assisted-living facility.
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Apr 12, 2013 13:20

[Texas] UTHealth studies program to reduce secondhand smoke exposure for infants

A study to investigate whether a hospital-initiated behavioral therapy program conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can reduce secondhand smoke in homes with infants at risk for pulmonary problems has been launched by researchers at The Un
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
added Apr 11, 2013 14:52

[Lebanon] Health Ministry sends warning to hospitals over smoking ban

Bars and restaurants are not the only establishments having trouble enforcing the smoking ban, as even hospitals are now coming under increased scrutiny after the Health Ministry received several complaints that staff, visitors and even patients were ligh
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:06

[California] Enloe Medical Center to go tobacco-free at all locations

CHICO -- Starting Thursday, tobacco will no longer be allowed on any Enloe Medical Center property, whether the main campus, specialized treatment centers or outpatient services.
Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register
added Feb 18, 2013 06:33

[UK] Carstairs patient sues for £3,000 over smoking ban

A DANGEROUS mental patient has launched legal action to overturn a smoking ban, claiming it breaches his human rights.
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 15, 2013 08:28

[UK] Cardiff and Vale hospital patients face cigarette fines

Wales' largest hospital will have enforcement officers targeting patients who drop cigarette butts.
BBC Online
added Jan 18, 2013 08:17

[Alabama] DCH Health System approves ban on tobacco use

Policy change will affect all visitors, employees of hospital
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 11, 2013 10:52

[Texas] Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Becomes Tobacco Free Campus

The new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products anywhere on the campus including the parking lot areas.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jan 8, 2013 22:03

[Texas] Health district now tobacco-free

As of Jan. 1, the Wichita County-Wichita Falls Public Health District is a tobacco-free campus. Employees or visitors must leave the property to smoke.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Jan 4, 2013 10:25
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