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[UK] Smokers are dumping PILES of rubbish outside University Hospital according to angry residents

People living near University Hospital are are taking matters into their own hands after smokers who have been banned from the site started dumping rubbish on the Sowe Valley path. Two Wyken residents have started litter picking in their own time and sa
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:25

[UK-Scotland] NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks

employees claim some staff are leaving Glasgow’s new hospital more frequently to smoke leaving wards dangerously understaffed. Due to the size of the hospital and smoking regulations, which require staff to leave the grounds, they say staff are away from
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:24

[Australia] Nine recent changes to smoking laws you may not know about

New rules came into play at the end of last year, including a ban on temporary retail outlets selling tobacco products. Bundaberg Regional Council said event though councils had the ability to enforce smoke free zones for a long time, changes had now ma
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36

[Canada] A tobacco-free hospital – CAMH innovates to lead the way

Ontario hospitals must eliminate designated smoking areas by 2018, as part of legislation that has already prohibited smoking on all hospital grounds. While hospitals take action to prepare for this major change, CAMH is already there. In fact, CAMH has
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:17
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[UK] Anti-smoking officers to patrol Mansfield hospital sites Kings Mill Hospital.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust, which runs the sites, has pledged to make its hospital sites smoke-free in 2017. As well as urging people not to light up, patrols will give advice about quitting, talk to people about littering and issue fines to repeat o
Mansfield Chad (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[UK-Scotland] Hospital vaping ban sends 'mixed message' about dangers, says public health expert

Smoking tobacco products was banned in all Scottish hospital grounds in 2015, but individual health boards can choose whether to allow "vaping"... NHS Fife and Lanarkshire have banned vaping, but NHS Tayside is now set to follow NHS Greater Glasgow and Cl
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:34
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[UK] DOCKRELL: Smoking and vaping in public places

Martin Dockrell, Tobacco Control Programme Lead at Public Health England, considers how vaping is changing thinking on smokefree policies... A key plank of PHE’s position is that vaping is not the same as smoking. You might prohibit both but you shouldn’
Royal Society for Public Health (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:40

[UK-Scotland] Leader comment: Vaping the lesser evil in the battle against smoking

if permitting vaping can help to end the absurd and grotesque sight of relatives illegally smoking outside buildings, threatening the health of patients in wards above, it would be worth the change alone. Those health boards which have decided to maintai
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:03

Mary E Black: New Year’s resolution—a smoke-free NHS

The NHS is not yet smoke free. But it’s time that it was. If this had happened years ago then perhaps I would not be able to darn so well. Perhaps my father would still be alive.
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 5, 2017 05:20

[Japan] Gov't eyes legislation to prevent secondhand smoke, penalize smokers

The health ministry is seeking to submit to a regular Diet session starting in January a bill aimed at preventing secondhand smoke by penalizing those who smoke at banned spots and others who fail to take proper measures to enforce a smoking ban, ministr
Japan Today
added Dec 24, 2016 23:52
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