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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Montana] AASVED: Voting yes on I 185 is the right thing to do

I took the CEO position at Shodair Children’s Hospital almost three years ago.... It’s challenging for a grassroots effort in Montana to be as visible as the more than $12 million big tobacco has spent on advertising in this state. We may be small in num
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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ZOLNIKOV: I 185 is a bad deal for Montanans

The real winners of this bad deal are wealthy hospital corporations that would directly benefit from I 185. The president of one of Montana’s largest hospital chains made more than $7 million in 2016. And a dozen other hospital executives made more than
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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[UK] Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

Staff, visitors and patients can activate the pre-recorded messages, which are then played through a speaker outside Pinderfields Hospital. "Hi, I'm Georgia, would you mind not smoking outside? Someone's mummy or daddy could be having their treatment to
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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[UK] Hospital celebrates smoke-free anniversary

Medway NHS Foundation Trust signed the NHS Smokefree Pledge to mark the two-year anniversary of Medway Maritime Hospital becoming a smoke-free site on Wednesday, 17 October. In doing so, Medway becomes the first acute trust in the south east to join the
GOV.UK
added Oct 18, 2018 15:55
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Study: E-Cigarette Injuries Drastically Underestimated

between 2015 and 2017 an estimated 2,035 e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries presented to U.S. hospitals. That is more than 40 times the number of injuries reported by the FDA from 2009 to 2015, and 15 times higher than the number of injuries report
MedPage Today
added Oct 6, 2018 13:24
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[Maine] Midcoast hospitals honored for anti-smoking efforts

Three Midcoast hospitals were recognized for their efforts to address tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure at the 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration,.
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2018 19:01
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[UK] First hospital to offer addiction therapy to all smoking patients

First hospital to offer addiction therapy to all smoking patients
Nursing Times
added Oct 4, 2018 18:22
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[Netherlands] JUDGE WITHDRAWS FROM BIG TOBACCO CASE AFTER ACCUSATIONS OF BIAS

Wabeke officially withdrew from a lawsuit filed by a group of anti-smokers against the tobacco industry. On Monday the lawyer representing this group, Benedicte Ficq, accused the judge of being biased. Later in the day the court in The Hague granted Wabek
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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