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[Georgia] Possible ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments

The proposed “Smoke Free Columbus” ordinance would ban smoking in indoor establishments like restaurants, bars, and even long-term care facilities. Nicole Leth, from Breathe Easy Columbus says this ordinance would protect employees from second hand smok
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-smoker Erap orders smoking ban in public places in Manila

Now a non-smoker himself, former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the strict implementation of the city ordinance prohibiting smoking in all public places in the city. In a press statement, Estrada said City Ordinance No.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:38
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[Georgia] Beaufort Bans Smoking On All County Property, Offers Help To Employees

Beaufort County will officially be smoke-free as of March 1st, banning smoking on all county properties such as Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. “This is an environment for everybody… that’s why I think we should make
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[UK-Wales] Stub it out: Smoking challenge for hospitals in Wales

On a crisp afternoon a group of school children stand outside Prince Charles Hospital holding their handmade no smoking posters. "Please don't smoke outside our hospitals", they shout in unison. As ambulances pull up outside the Merthyr Tydfil A&E depart
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2017 14:11
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[UK] It’s time the NHS was smoke-free

The NHS is not yet smoke-free, but it’s time that it was, says Dr Mary Black at Public Health England in The BMJ. She argues that tolerating tobacco smoking on NHS premises is a form of collusion. Staff who smoke in NHS uniforms are sending a very clea
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:57
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[UK] Hospitals in Ipswich and Colchester reveal plans to go smoke free from March 8

Ipswich Hospital is going smoke free from March under a new policy promising a breath of fresh air for patients. Smoking shelters are being removed by the trust on national No Smoking Day this spring in a bid to highlight health risks associated with t
Bury Mercury (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 14:43
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[UK] Barnet, Enfield and Haringey mental health NHS trust goes smoke-free on all premises and grounds

Mental health services in Barnet are making their premises smoke-free to reduce the number of patients dependent on nicotine for stress relief. People with mental health problems die between 10 and 20 years earlier than the national average, usually bec
Hendon Times (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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[UK] Smoke free as cigarettes are banned at trust across Barnet, Enfield and Haringey

PATIENTS and staff will be stubbing out their cigarettes as they go smoke free at a mental health trust which covers Barnet, Enfield and Haringey (BEH). Smoking has been banned on the premises and in the grounds across the NHS trust’s hospitals as part o
North London Newspapers (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:22
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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