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Clearing the air: improving smoke-free policy compliance at the national oncology hospital in Armenia

The study aimed to develop and test a model intervention to address the lack of compliance with the de jure smoking ban. The national oncology hospital was chosen as the intervention site.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:17

[Minnesota] Electronic Cigarettes Banned For Use In Minneapolis Stores, Offices and Restaurants

on Friday, the Minneapolis City Council passed new rules that banned the use of electronic cigarettes within indoor public places – such as eateries, schools and offices – says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In fact, the state of Minnesota additionally cr
added Dec 7, 2014 17:45

[UK] NHS Devon surgery restriction for smokers and obese plan revealed

Smokers and the morbidly obese in Devon will be denied routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight...smokers will have to quit eight weeks before surgery. The NHS in Devon has a £14.5m deficit and says the cuts are needed to help it meet wait
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2014 07:33

[Asia] China Focus: Beijing passes bill to ban smoking in all indoor public places

Beijing adopted anti-smoking legislation to ban smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport vehicles on Friday. The draft regulation was passed by vote at a meeting of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People's Congress
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 13:04

[Asia] China Prepares for Bigger Smoking Crackdown With Fines

China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2014 16:37

[Colorado, Kansas] VIDEO: Smokers, Tobacco Users Won't Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22

Colorado hospital giant Centura Health to stop hiring tobacco users

One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08

[Maryland] Harford's hospitals will be even more 'tobacco free' in 2015

Starting Jan. 1, 2015, a tobacco product ban in effect at both University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health hospital campuses in Harford County will become even more stringent, and as of July 1, 2015, Upper Chesapeake will not hire anyone who uses tobac
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 24, 2014 12:59

[North Dakota] Smoking is cause of fire in Fargo hospital room

A fire that injured a patient in a Fargo hospital room was caused by smoking while using oxygen according to fire officials.
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:51

Secondhand Smoke Ignored in Cardiac Admissions

Note that this single-center study suggested that secondhand smoke exposure may not be adequately addressed in patients with coronary disease. Be aware that roughly 10% of the patients surveyed reported secondhand smoke exposure, but up to 40% had labor
MedPage Today
added Nov 13, 2014 10:08
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