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[UK] VIEDO: Watch: Security man smokes in high fire risk zone at Addenbrooke's Hospital

has been caught smoking dangerously close to medical gas exhaust pipes in a flagrant breach of hospital policy. The hospital, which has implemented a strict no smoking ban throughout its premises since January 2014, has asked for the man to be removed fr
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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[UK] NHS Lanarkshire backs new legislation on smoking

NHS Lanarkshire has backed new legislation making smoking in a vehicle with anyone under 18 against the law. The new law introduced by the Scottish Government, came into force on Monday and carries a fixed penalty of £100 for those who break it. Latest r
added Dec 7, 2016 16:59
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A survey of 140 hospitals for the British Thoracic Society found that only one in 16 fully enforced a no-smoking policy. Enforcement includes giving people information on the trust’s smoke-free policy, as well as policing hospital grounds and putting up
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:28
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[UK] WATCH: Calls For Hospitals To Go Tobacco-Free

There are calls to make all South West hospital sites, including Cornwall, tobacco-free. They are being urged to take steps to improve the health of their patients and staff. Public Health England (PHE) Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has written to ever
Pirate FM (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:04
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[UK] Health boss says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds

All NHS hospitals should put a blanket ban on smoking on their grounds, the head of Public Health England (PHE) has said. A number of trusts have introduced such rules, but others have shied away, or failed to enforce the bans when patients, visitors or
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:49
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[UK-Scotland] Carstair's inmate goes to Supreme Court to win right to smoke in State Hospital

A PATIENT at Scotland's high-security state psychiatric hospital, Carstairs, is heading to the Supreme Court this week to try and overturn the facility's blanket smoking ban. Charles McCann's legal battle with the authorities will reach the highest cour
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:35
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[California] HARKEY: Special interests would be winners with Prop. 56

The special interests who spent millions to get the initiative on the ballot want us to think it’s all about helping people stop smoking, but the fact is the vast majority of the money from the new tax will go straight into the coffers of those special in
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2016 00:42
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[UK] Solent NHS Trust to ban smoking on its sites

PEOPLE will be banned from smoking on Solent NHS Trust sites to encourage people to quit. The trust, which runs St Mary’s Hospital and St James’ in Portsmouth, is bringing in the ban on October 1 to coincide with the national campaign Stoptober.
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 19:57
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[UK-Scotland] NHS hospital cigarette ban up in smoke Another smoker flouts the don't light up rules at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Picture: Michael Gillen Another smoker flouts the don't light up rules at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Picture: Michael Gillen JILL BUCHAN

Despite a no-smoking policy on all NHS Forth Valley’s hospital sites and a number of measures in place to deter patients and visitors, many are ignoring the ban. Last year, all hospital and health centre grounds in Scotland became smoke free. However, i
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:53
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