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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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[South Carolina] Could Beaufort County ban smoking outside of all buildings that get taxpayer money?

Sneaking out to the parking lot between classes at the Technical College of the Lowcountry for a quick cigarette? Smoke ’em if you got ’em, because you may not be able to in the future. Beaufort County staff has proposed an expansion of the county’s smo
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[UK] Smoke-free surgery plea

DOCTORS are appealing to patients across the borough to stub out their cigarettes and stop smoking outside GP surgeries after complaints from other patients. Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group has urged smokers to refrain from lighting up outside the e
Oldham Evening Chronicle (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:06
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[Australia] NSW Cancer Council wants e-cigarettes to have the same restrictions as tobacco so hospitals, cafes and playgrounds are off limits

The Cancer Council in New South Wales is pushing for e-cigarettes to have the same restrictions as tobacco. . . . Restricting the use of e-cigarettes would bring the the state's laws into line with other states including Queensland, the ACT and Victoria
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2016 14:10
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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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[UK] Chesterfield hospital’s smoking ban working ‘really well’ during week

However, bosses have admitted they are having problems enforcing the policy at weekends. The ban came into force at the end of July after a consultation with staff, patients and visitors. A Royal spokesman said: “We’d like to say a big thank you to pa
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 18, 2016 13:59
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KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35
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Australian Medical Association backs calls to ban public housing secondhand smoke

Dr Stephen Moulding's call for action came after many patients at his Narrabundah clinic, private and public residents, complained about the dangerous smoke from adjoining public tenants entering their homes.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2016 19:26
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[UK] Airedale Hospital in scheme to cut number of pregnant smokers

AIREDALE Hospital is involved in a new scheme aimed at cutting the number of women who continue to smoke during pregnancy. The babyClear programme, created by the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre, will see all midwives at both the Steeton hospital a
Keighley News (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:22
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Tobacco Act: New Smoking Ban Now In Effect

“The Department of Health would like to inform the public that from 1 August, there is a ban on smoking, including e-cigarettes, both inside and anywhere outside certain government premises. “These premises include health care facilities, residential ca
Bernews
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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