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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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[UK] 'Please don't smoke at hospital entrances' pleads trust with no powers to ban lighting up on its site

The hospital, which is run by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, operates a strict no-smoking policy in all buildings and grounds. But the trust has no way to legally enforce the policy - meaning that smokers regularly smoke close to department
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:24
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[UK] CLARK: Why there shouldn’t be a complete smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Managers say the NHS spends £2.7bn a year treating smoking-related health problems. Well, I’ve got news for them. Smokers contribute more than £10bn annually through tobacco taxation. If you contribute that amount to public funds you don’t deserve to be t
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:50
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[UK] Smoking ban is implemented at NHS Trust sites

PATIENTS, staff and visitors will be prohibited from sparking up at centres operated by a health organisation. From today Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has gone 'smoke free'.
Nuneaton News (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:14
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[UK] Smoking now banned at Worcestershire acute hospitals

SMOKING has been completely banned anywhere at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital. A ban on patients and visitors lighting up anywhere at the Alex, as well as Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Kidderminster Hospital, came into force last week.
Bromsgrove, Redditch & Droitwich Advertiser (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:33
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[UK] Patients 'ignore' Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban

"We have just re-established our task force to look at smoking because we need to revisit the decision about whether we should have a smoking space for patients and their families," she said.
BBC Online
added May 27, 2015 10:00
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[Florida] Businesses help launch Breathe Free Winter Park

It sounded like a non-brainer, said Jill Hamilton Buss, executive director of Healthy Central Florida. Why not eliminate cigarette and cigar smoke entirely at local restaurants – not just indoors, but outside on patios as well. Winter Park, she said, se
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 27, 2015 23:23
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[UK] Schoolchildren back Liverpool hospitals no smoking plea

Children at a Liverpool primary school are backing a hospital’s drive to be completely smoke-free. The Walton Centre joined other Merseyside Trusts in declaring their hospitals smoke-free zones on national No Smoking Day in March. It means no one can s
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:12
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[UK-Scotland] Hospitals’ cigarettes ban goes up in smoke

a Courier investigation has revealed that health boards are struggling to enforce measures, which were brought in earlier this month... Scores of patients, visitors and staff members have been spotted having a fly puff outside hospitals in recent days wit
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:41
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[UK-Scotland] Smoked out Onesie patient one of many flouting rule

A PATIENT desperate for a cigarette makes a mockery of new NHS anti-smoking rules — by standing at a hospital entrance with a drip in one hand and fag in the other.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:11
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