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[New York] Syracuse hospital bans e-cigarettes after patient on oxygen catches fire while using one

A Syracuse hospital is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen caught fire while puffing on one of the devices. Joe Galloway, a Syracuse Fire Department investigator, said the cause of the March 22 fire at St. Joseph'
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 22, 2014 11:06

[Canada] ROSS: Don't Take Away the Joy of Cigarettes From the Mentally Ill

I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20

[UK] Leicester Royal Infirmary to create smoking areas for staff after protest

The U-turn follows years of protests from people living near Leicester Royal Infirmary, who said their streets have been turned into an ashtray as staff, barred from smoking in the hospital grounds, took their cigarette breaks outside nearby houses. The
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:17

[Australia] Smokers defy bans at Canberra Hospital

CANBERRA HOSPITAL'S smoking bans are being widely flouted, with nearly 600 people on campus cautioned for lighting up in forbidden areas last month.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Apr 15, 2014 17:36

UMMC Implements More Stringent Tobacco-Free Policy After Fatal Fire

After a patient at University of Maryland Medical Center/System died in a hospital room fire in November, UMMC has implemented a more stringent Tobacco Free Policy. After the fire, the fire department found smoking material including a lighter near the v
WBFF FoxBaltimore 45
added Apr 9, 2014 15:02

[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50

[Canada] Hospital wants grounds protected by town's smoke bylaw

South Shore Health is asking the Town of Bridgewater to include hospital grounds under its protection from second-hand smoke bylaw. "Currently, South Shore Health provides a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment in the buildings, and on the grounds and
South Shore Now (ca)
added Apr 8, 2014 16:48

[UK] RUH to install smoking shelters

The smoking shelters will be policed by the hospital security team Three smoking shelters are to be installed at the Royal United Hospital, Bath. The shelters will be built within the next few days on the RUH site, with smoking outside of these areas s
This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:22

[Colorado] Exempla using state grants to target new moms who smoke in Jefferson County

Health workers at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center are using a $190,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to try to lower the rates of new moms who smoke. The program is called Healthy You, Healthy Baby and focuses on lo
Denver (CO) Post
added Apr 4, 2014 15:14

[UK] Smoking shelters installed at RUH after attempts to be smoke free failed

Dedicated smoking shelters are being installed at the Royal United Hospital after attempts to make the site smoke free failed. Despite the no smoking signs requests are ignored, and smokers congregate outside of the main entrances.
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:44
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