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[UK-Scotland] NHS Lanarkshire will not be allowing e-cigs on hospital grounds

HOSPITALS across Lanarkshire will NOT be following the lead of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by allowing e-cigarettes to be smoked on hospital grounds. Last week it was revealed that vaping would be allowed in hospitals throughout Glasgow after an amend
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added May 6, 2016 11:45
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[UK] Smoking ban flouted on hospital grounds

A smoking ban introduced at Craigavon Area Hospital is regularly flouted, staff and patients have said, leading to some describing it as a farce. And the outright ban looks set to be modified if a court rules in favour of an inpatient at a mental health
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added May 2, 2016 19:22
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban as we snap smokers lighting up at Belfast hospital

Almost a month after a complete ban on smoking in hospital grounds came into force, health officials admit they are struggling to stub out the practice.... Smoking huts were dismantled and signs put around its sites warning staff, patients and visitors i
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:08
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[UK] Residents’ anger over ‘stinking’ cigarette ends littering Carlisle street

Hospital patients, visitors and staff have lit up in the lane between Clift Street and the hospital since a national ban on smoking both inside and outside NHS hospitals came into force in 2007. Residents and councillors have raised the issue over the y
Cumberland News (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:07
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[UK] Residents' anger over 'stinking' cigarette ends littering Carlisle street

RESIDENTS are fuming over hospital smokers littering their lane with cigarette butts. One householder in the street in Carlisle claimed if the smokers involved were fined, no one would have to pay council tax. The butts are a constant source of annoyanc
News & Star (uk)
added Apr 10, 2016 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Early CT screening of smokers can detect disease when it's still curable

Health providers at some Central Massachusetts hospitals are saving lives by using low-dose CT-scanning to screen people with a smoking history, in hopes of picking up lung cancer while it’s curable. One of the lives that has been spared belongs to Ruth
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Apr 6, 2016 21:34
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[New Zealand] Smoking threatens Kidz First children

Breathing in secondhand cigarette smoke could be fatal for little Atelaite Vaikeli. The 1-year old has spent half her life on oxygen at Kidz First Children's Hospital at Middlemore. She has bronchiolitis, an illness of the respiratory tract which is ca
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:57
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Just one warden is employed to enforce RVH’s total smoking ban

T HE entire grounds of the Royal Victoria Hospital are about to become a smoke-free zone – but with just one smoking warden employed to enforce the ban across the massive site. The tough new policy will come into effect from Wednesday, March 9 – Nationa
Belfast Media Group (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:12
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[North Carolina] Naval hospital institutes new tobacco policy

at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune for its active duty service members. The use of all tobacco products regardless of form — electronic cigarette, smoking and smokeless — is prohibited for all active-duty personnel in uniform or in relax standards, such as s
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2016 16:29
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[UK] Hospital bans smoking to encourage smokers to quit

The George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton has become a totally 'smoke-free' site from today, as part of its commitment to "lead the way" and "set an example" in providing a smoke-free environment to "protect and promote health."
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:53
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