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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

Smoking ban at Landstuhl is the latest move for the Army's anti-tobacco push

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has delayed its plan to ban tobacco campus-wide. The new date for the ban is Feb. 15. The move is in step with a broader Pentagon effort to stamp out tobacco from medical facilities by May and curb use of nicot
Army Times
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35

[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02

[Europe] Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ thanks to new health and environmental laws that are going into effect

They also specifically target pediatric hospitals and other medical facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000-83,000 deaths a year ...The measures are contained in a new law conforming to EU regulations aimed
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 18:50

[Vermont] Tobacco ban at residential treatment centers deters clients

The sudden drop in clients at Maple Leaf Farm coincided with the implementation of a Vermont Health Department policy requiring residential drug treatment centers to be tobacco-free. Intended as a step toward improving public health and the well-being of
added Jan 28, 2016 02:57

[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[UK] NHS Trust counts down to going smoke-free

In line with NICE guidelines, Tees, Esk and Wear Valley (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust is now in its final stages of preparation and planning to become a smoke-free Trust from the 9th March. The smoke-free plans will see all Trust sites, including in-patien
Minster FM (uk)
added Jan 21, 2016 15:32

VIDEO: E-Cigarettes now banned in majority of North Carolina hospitals

With the quick rise in popularity of vaping businesses are having trouble keeping up with regulations for electronic cigarettes. A recent survey by UNC shows hospitals in the state are leading the way when it comes to banning e-cigarettes. Hospitals have
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 20, 2016 21:15

[North Carolina] Study finds most N.C. hospitals ban use of e-cigs on campus

found that 80 percent of N.C. hospitals do not allow the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by patients, staff and visitors on campus. The typical e-cig, or cigalike, is a battery-powered device that heats a liquid nicotine solution in a disposab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 05:58
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