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[North Carolina] State mental health facilities in N.C. going smoke-free this summer

“We see that our patients learned to smoke in the hospital in the past,” Stephenson said. “That won’t happen anymore at our state facilities.” On July 1, smoking will no longer be allowed at state mental health and substance abuse clinics across North C
Asheboro (NC) Courier-Tribune
added Jun 9, 2014 18:56
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[Asia, India] 40 pc of patients at RCC suffer from cancer due to tobacco use

Over 40 per cent of 1.5 lakh patients coming to the Regional Cancer Centre here every year suffer from cancers due to use of tobacco products while incidence of tobacco-related disease has gone up among youngsters as well, RCC Director Dr Paul Sebastian
Business Standard (in)
added May 23, 2014 11:00
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[UK] E-cigarettes banned from Royal Sussex because they look too real

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is updating its policy to include e-cigarettes in a blanket ban on smoking in its buildings and grounds.
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:47
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[Alabama] DCH goes smoke-free Jan. 1

Starting Wednesday, tobacco use will be banned at all DCH Health System properties, including DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Dec 31, 2013 05:50
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[UK] Ban patients and staff smoking outside hospitals, say official health advisers

Staff at Nice want to end 'terrible spectacle' of groups of patients in gowns attached to drips standing smoking outside hospitals
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:46
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[UK] STANLEY: This hospital smoking ban may be bad for your health

Standing in the freezing cold with a cigarette in one hand and a saline drip in the other is hardly conducive to swift recovery ... . If you're an addict, you're an addict, and sometimes you just need that sweet tug to get through moments of high stress.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 10:06
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[UK] LETTER: Smoking on the ward

I was amazed to see a seriously injured patient happily puffing away in bed. It emerged that he had been permitted to ease his craving with an electronic cigarette.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 10:01
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[UK] MERRICK: A smoking ban on NHS hospital grounds is a good idea. It's the last thing patients - and staff - should be doing

mixed messages we are given on public health. The Government, after the election, promised to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes, acknowledging the evidence that it would curb smoking, but then caved into pressure from the tobacco industry by shelvin
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:52
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[UK] The Big Questions: Are we facing a winter health crisis? Should hospitals ban smoking?

Personally I’d allow “vaping” with e-cigarettes as I do feel that these are a low-cost way of reducing the harm from smoking. There is no evidence that they are a gateway into smoking and I would not want the EU to pile on expensive regulation without evi
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:44
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[UK-Wales] Health board plans total ban on smoking

Smokers could be banned from lighting up across all health premises in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan under plans being put forward by officials. The proposal by Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board to implement a full no-smoking ban on all h
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 02:35
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