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[Florida] Local veterans oppose potential smoking ban

Johnson wouldn’t be too happy if he weren’t allowed to smoke outside when he goes to his VA appointments. But that could happen under legislation proposed by Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, which seeks to prohibit smoking at VA facilities within five years. Smo
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Apr 17, 2017 02:18
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[Asia, India] PIL in HC questions govt policy on tobacco

A PIL in the Bombay High Court has questioned the Union govenment's policy of allowing public sector insurance companies to invest in the tobacco industry, which, it said, contradicts the "anti-tobacco" stance taken by the Centre. The PIL was recently fi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 16, 2017 19:40
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[UK-Scotland] Detainee succeeds in appeal against smoking ban at Carstairs

A detainee who sought judicial review of the legality of a comprehensive ban on smoking at the State Hospital at Carstairs has had his appeal unanimously allowed by justices in the Supreme Court to the extent that the part of the impugned decision, which
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:36
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[Denmark] Hospital grants patient's dying wish for a glass of wine and a cigarette

A hospital in Denmark has released a photograph of a patient fulfilling his dying wish - enjoying a cigarette and a glass of white wine while viewing the sunset from a hospital balcony. Carsten Flemming Hansen, 75, was admitted to Aarhus University Hosp
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:14
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22
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[Texas] Council looking at possible new smoking ordinance

On Tuesday, Huntsville City Council members discussed a new smoking ordinance that would prohibit smoking in certain establishments. According to Mayor Andy Brauninger, nothing is settled yet, but a change may be coming soon. “It’s mainly for health reas
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[UK] Countdown starts to being smokefree

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has pledged all its hospitals and community sites will be completely smokefree from March 31, 2018. Figures show 18.7 per cent of adults in the North East still smoke and tobacco use remains the single largest c
Blyth & Wansbeck News Post Leader (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:34
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast home's smoking rules not enforced when fire that killed gran started, inquest told

A care home's smoking rules were not being properly enforced when a fire broke out in the bedroom of an 81-year-old grandmother with dementia, an inquest was told yesterday. Kathleen Fegan died in hospital on April 11, 2012, after the fire at the Owe
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:42
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[UK] Health trust starts countdown to smokefree status

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched its one-year countdown to becoming ‘smokefree’. In order to help reduce the number of people who smoke and the serious illnesses associated with smoking, the trust has made public its pledge for all
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:37
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Children's plea to stop smoking outside Welsh hospitals

Health boards have said they are "powerless" to stop people smoking outside hospitals until a new law is passed. The Public Health Wales Bill, currently passing through the assembly, will formally ban people from smoking outside hospitals and in school pl
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:32
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