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[UK] Smoking ban plan for playgrounds and hospital grounds

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has launched a consultation with the ban planned for summer 2019 and those who break it could face a fine. Voluntary bans are currently in place in some school and hospital grounds and also in public playgrounds. If the
BBC Online
added May 25, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales set to be the first country in the UK to extend smoking ban to outdoor areas

Under the new plans, smoke-free areas are expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Government says the move will protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and de-normalise smoking for childre
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales to ban smoking outside hospitals and schools in UK first

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The Labour-led government said on Friday it would bring in the restriction by summer 2019, arguing it would protect people from sec
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:58
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[UK] E-cigarettes in hospitals? What do HCPs think?

Daniel Ghinn reviews the online commentary among healthcare professionals following Public Health England’s advice that smokers should be encouraged to take up vaping instead. In February this year, Public Health England (PHE) published its annual evide
pharmaphorum (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:35
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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[UK] Big moves to help smokers in hospital in Hartlepool

Smokers will be offered nicotine replacement therapy when they stay on hospital wards in Hartlepool. It’s one of a raft of changes being introduced by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust which is re-launching its smoke free agenda. We have
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:43
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[Florida] Smoking prohibited at Hodges University, Avow Hospice

There’s no such thing as a smoking break on the campus of Hodges University in North Naples. Avow Hospice, a comprehensive palliative care and end-of-life support organization in Naples, also has banned use of tobacco products at its campus at 1095 Whip
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure among High Risk Patients in The U.S. (NHANES 2001-2012): Implications for Clinical Practice

SHS exposure among these patients is high and comparable to the general population. Strengthening smoke-free polices in all settings is critical. More efforts are needed to address SHS exposure more effectively in clinical care settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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[Ohio] Two counties agencies partner on tobacco-free initiatives

As part of an Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control (CDC) Anti-Tobacco Grant, Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is partnering with Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) Board to address tobacco use in individuals wit
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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