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[UK-Scotland] NHS becoming smoke free

NHS premises in Tayside and Fife have become entirely smoke-free as part of a new Scottish Government initiative. Smokers could now be given fixed penalty notices under the tough new scheme, which has seen all NHS premises in Scotland commit to a comple
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:53
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[UK-Wales] Hospitals in Wales could fine people for smoking near entrances

Campaign group Ash Wales says the problem of second hand smoke at hospitals needs to be tackled, and has called on the Welsh Government to address the situation.
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:57
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[UK-Wales] Smokers outside hospitals could face higher penalties

HOSPITALS in Gwent could soon see harsher penalties for those caught smoking on site – including in the car park and outside the building entrance. The Welsh Government revealed it is considering introducing legislation to prevent smoking in hospital gr
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:27
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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Smokers have rights - but so do health workers

Because when you're benefiting from the State, in this case by the attendance of visiting health care workers, it's not unreasonable for them to expect you to put the fags away while they are doing their job.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:05
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[Kentucky] RUST: Everyone has the right to breathe smoke-free air

The mission of the Kentucky Hospital Association, our 130 member hospitals and the more than 82,000 full- and part-time employees we represent, is to promote and improve the health of the citizens of the commonwealth. We see the effects smoking-related i
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 26, 2014 22:31
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[UK] Trust to go smoke-free in the new years

A trust which provides mental health and community services across Lancashire is going smoke-free. Days after it was revealed playgrounds across the county would be going banning smoking, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has announced it is supporti
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:52
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[UK] Merseyside's brain hospital is going to ban smoking from anywhere on their grounds

Merseyside's specialist brain hospital is tearing down its smoking shelter as it moves to becoming completely smoke-free...The specialist neuroscience trust is going completely smokefree from National No Smoking Day, March 11, 2015.
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:10
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[UK] Prevalence of smoking among patients treated in NHS hospitals in England in 2010/2011: a national audit [FREE FULL TEXT]

delivering smoking cessation as a routine component of hospital care, as recommended by recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance, could achieve marked reductions in the prevalence of smoking and improve the cost-effectiveness of N
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:03
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[UK] Smoking cessation in hospitals could cut smoking rates significantly

Clinicians should make better use of opportunities to help people quit smoking when people are in hospitals in England for the 2.6million episodes of care that take place every year for smokers. It is estimated that around 460,000 adult admissions to NHS
Science Codex
added Nov 11, 2014 10:45
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