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[UK] NHS boss slams ‘aggressive’ patients for flouting smoking ban

Patients and visitors at St Thomas' Hospital are "resistant, sometimes to the point of aggression" when asked not to smoke.... Amanda Pritchard, chief executive of the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, used her report for next week's board meeti
London SE1 (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients

Incubators/cribs and other furniture had detectable surface nicotine. Detectable levels of cotinine, 3HC and NNAL were found in the infants’ urine. Discussion THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 17:34

[UK] Medway Maritime Hospital goes smoke-free as it bans smoking on the site in Windmill Road, Gillingham

“Our role is to care for people at their most vulnerable in a safe environment. By not allowing smoking on our site we are helping to protect patients, visitors and staff from the harmful effects of smoking.
Kent Online (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:36

[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[UK-Scotland] Carstair's inmate goes to Supreme Court to win right to smoke in State Hospital

A PATIENT at Scotland's high-security state psychiatric hospital, Carstairs, is heading to the Supreme Court this week to try and overturn the facility's blanket smoking ban. Charles McCann's legal battle with the authorities will reach the highest cour
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:35

[California] HARKEY: Special interests would be winners with Prop. 56

The special interests who spent millions to get the initiative on the ballot want us to think it’s all about helping people stop smoking, but the fact is the vast majority of the money from the new tax will go straight into the coffers of those special in
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2016 00:42

[Maine] WCGH receives Breathe Easy 'gold star' for tobacco efforts

an awards ceremony Sept. 15 at Maine Hospital Association. The event honored the 2016 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program award winners, including Waldo County General Hospital
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2016 21:45

[UK] Guernsey health and education sites going smoke-free

Smoking at health and education facilities on Guernsey has been banned from today. Currently smoking on such sites is allowed in designated areas or shelters, which will be removed. The ban includes all sites owned or managed by the two departments, inclu
BBC Online
added Oct 3, 2016 15:14

Franklin Memorial Hospital awarded Gold Star for addressing tobacco use

Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine celebrated the efforts of Maine hospitals in addressing smoking and tobacco use on their campuses. The event highlighted the 2016 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program award winners i
Franklin County (ME) Daily Bulldog
added Sep 22, 2016 21:33
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