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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds

NHS Tayside has updated its smoking policy, and is now permitting the use of e-cigarettes within the Board’s grounds. The decision was taken following the emerging evidence that e-cigarettes can help people to reduce their use of tobacco and that e-ciga
Guide and Gazette (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:20
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[UK] Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

But the introduction of the new smoke-free policy which does not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds, including outside hospital buildings, has upset some people living nearby. One resident contacted the Northants Telegraph and said: “As you can see f
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:16
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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[California] Hospital association gives $9 million to support tobacco tax

California’s lobbying group for the hospital industry is giving a $9 million boost for an initiative campaign to raise tobacco taxes. The California Hospital Association’s donation is the largest so far for the Save Lives California committee. It says the
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 16:14
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[UK] Medway Maritime Hospital bans smoking as it aims to be a smoke-free site

Unlike many other hospitals that have prohibited smoking from all areas, Medway has allowed the activity in designated areas. But from October 17, the site in Windmill Road will become smoke-free meaning all patients, visitors and staff will not be abl
Kent Online (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:26
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Push the button to stop hospital smoking

A pioneering anti-smoking public address system has been rolled out across west Wales, with Pembrokeshire schoolchildren recording the messages. Any member of the public who sees someone smoking on hospital sites can now press a red button that will act
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:28
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Push-button announcements warn smokers at hospitals

West Wales hospitals are tackling smokers on site with new push-button speaker announcements, voiced by local school children Hywel Dda University Health Board is the first in Wales to launch the system to curb smoking at Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and
BBC Online
added Jun 17, 2016 20:24
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[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57
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[UK] PA system to stop smoking at Hywel Dda hospitals

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the first in Wales to launch the "Push the Button" system to curb smoking at Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire hospitals. It enables people to anonymously push a red button which triggers an announcement
BBC Online
added Jun 13, 2016 20:50
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