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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
Circulation
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01
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[UK] Sandwell hospital smokers face fines before total ban

Smokers will be fined for puffing on cigarettes on hospital grounds and eventually banned from smoking altogether under radical new plans in Sandwell.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 20:53
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[UK-Scotland] MSPs back new restrictions on e-cigarettes sales

Holyrood’s Health Committee also threw its weight behind a legally enforceable ban on smoking in parts of hospital grounds. The committee has been examining a Scottish Government Bill that would introduce restrictions on the sale and marketing of e-ciga
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:15
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[UK] Mental health patients banned from smoking at Cornwall centres

The Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said staff and patients at centres in Bodmin, Bude, Launceston and Liskeard have worked together with Cornwall's Stop Smoking Service to become healthier venues free from cigarette smoke.
Cornish Guardian (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 08:58
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[North Carolina] UNC Draws Flak for Naming Children's Clinic after Donut Maker / Nutritionists aghast at putting Krispy Kreme name on kids' healthcare facility

"What is interesting about this is if we named this the Winston-Salem [cigarette] clinic, it would outrage America and maybe even the same for the Coca-Cola Clinic, but Krispy Kremes are equally horrible for our health -- they are high sugar, high fat, re
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2015 11:00
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[UK] Colchester Hospital stops staff smoking outside main entrance and A&E

STAFF at Colchester General Hospital have been banned from using former designated smoking points, and will now have to light up elsewhere. The Chief Executive at the hospital said today staff are no longer permitted to use the two smoking points opposi
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:49
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Bill to restrict “vaping” moves closer to becoming law in Prince George’s

Council member Todd Turner (D-Bowie) sponsored the bill that would regulate the distribution and sale of the nicotine vaporizing devices while restricting “vaping” in most restaurants, bars, public and senior citizen housing.
Washington Post
added Oct 10, 2015 13:46
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[UK-Scotland] Scotsman Scots 'oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals'

ALMOST two-thirds of Scots oppose “nanny state” plans 
to impose a smoking ban in hospital grounds, a Scottish Parliament survey has found. A greater number of people are against plans for a £1,000 fine for anyone caught breaching the ban.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 17:22
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[UK-Scotland] Hospital smoking ban plan 'petty', Holyrood committee told

Simon Clark from Forest made the remark while giving evidence to Holyrood's health committee. Hospitals have banned smoking in their grounds, but it is being flouted. Sheila Duffy, from anti-smoking group Ash Scotland, said in a 2014 survey, 73% of Scot
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2015 15:21
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