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[UK-Scotland] We Should Allow E-Cigs In Hospitals Because It Would Cut Down On Conventional Cigarette Use, Expert Says

The safety profile of e-cigs is still incomplete, but one expert argues this isn’t a good enough reason to ban them. All health boards in Scotland (with one exception, NHS Lothian), have banned the use of e-cigs on hospital grounds. David Shaw, a senior
Medical Daily
added Oct 5, 2015 09:58

[UK-Scotland] SHAW: Hospitals are wrong to ban e-cigarette use

their potentially beneficial effect on individual and public health is undeniable. By refusing to allow the use of e-cigarettes on hospital grounds, the NHS is harming the health of patients and the wider public.
British Medical Journal
added Oct 5, 2015 10:00

[UK] Patients should be encouraged to use free e-cigarettes in hospitals, argues academic

argues an expert in The BMJ..."by refusing the use of e-cigarettes on hospital grounds, the NHS is harming the health of patients and the wider public," argues David Shaw, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Base
added Oct 2, 2015 15:36

Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35

[UK] People urged to back smoke free plans

The Southern Trust is calling on local people to get involved in making all health and social care sites completely smoke free by No Smoking Day on March 9 next year. A Smoke Free policy has been in place in the Trust since 2008 which prohibits smoking
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:00

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Bach Mai Hospital opens consultancy centre for smokers

” The country's first centre and hotline to provide free consultancy and support for people to stop smoking opened today at Bach Mai General Hospital in Ha Noi. Located in the country's largest hospital, the centre can be easily accessed by a large numb
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Sep 17, 2015 10:41

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: NHS smoking ban opponents don’t represent most Scots

I WAS disappointed by the lack of balance and rigour in your report on attitudes to smoking in hospital grounds (“Scots oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals”). That headline referred to figures from an online survey which made no attempt to gather an
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 13:00

[UK] Man slams cloud of 'carcinogenic, disgusting smoke' outside North Devon District Hospital

A GRANDSON has slammed the cloud of "carcinogenic, disgusting smoke" that his grandfather had to walk through during a recent visit to North Devon District Hospital. Jack Altham wrote in to the Journal to say he believes if people want to "poison their
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:38
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[UK-Scotland] Scotsman Scots 'oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals'

ALMOST two-thirds of Scots oppose “nanny state” plans 
to impose a smoking ban in hospital grounds, a Scottish Parliament survey has found. A greater number of people are against plans for a £1,000 fine for anyone caught breaching the ban.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 17:22

[UK] NHS is 'wasting millions on pointless ops for heart attacks and strokes' - and should instead tell people to quit smoking and lose weight

Hospitals are wasting millions of pounds a year on unnecessary treatments for heart attacks and strokes, leading cardiologists have warned. Calling for a complete overhaul of NHS cardiac care, experts say that we should focus on prevention rather than cu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:04
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