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[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Hospital, Marshall Health and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center have agreed to prohibit tobacco use on their property beginning Nov. 15, the day of the Great American Smokeout.

The Marshall University Health Sciences campus is going smoke-free.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:50

[Nebraska] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02

[Ohio] SOMC to screen new hires for tobacco use

Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) announced on Monday, starting Nov. 15, they will be screening all external hires for tobacco use.
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Oct 2, 2012 18:09

[UK] Bradford hospital chiefs give up on smoking ban in grounds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:46

[Florida] Bay Pines VA tightens tobacco rules

In support of the organization's commitment to Be Tobacco Free, the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System tightened tobacco use restrictions Oct. 1 at the main Bay Pines VA Medical Center (VAMC) campus in St. Petersburg and at all of the system's outpatient clin
Tampa Bay Newspapers
added Oct 1, 2012 16:45
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[Virginia] SMH campus going tobacco-free

A registered nurse at Southampton Memorial Hospital, Rickmond will have to leave the grounds to smoke when the hospital campus goes tobacco-free on Nov. 8. “I’m leaning toward trying to quit,” the 49-year-old Franklin woman said. “It’s about time. I’ve
Franklin (VA) Tidewater News
added Sep 30, 2012 13:32

[UK] Pendle hospice submits plans for smoking room for patients

PENDLESIDE Hospice has submitted plans to build two extensions, including a smoking room for patients, as part of a bid to secure a slice of £60m government funding.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 29, 2012 16:28

[Michigan] Henry Ford, Beaumont health systems adopt no-smoking hiring policy

The movement of Metro Detroit hospital systems to stop hiring smokers and tobacco chewers gained momentum Friday when Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System jointly said they would start the prohibition for job applicants on Jan. 1.
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:19

[Michigan] Henry Ford and Beaumont health systems to ban employee smoking during workday

Starting in January, employees at Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System won't be allowed to smoke offsite during their shifts, not even during the lunch hour.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Sep 29, 2012 12:15

[California] Brown vetoes bill seeking nursing home smoking ban

AB217 would have eliminated exceptions to California's prohibition on indoor workplace smoking and banned some outdoor smoking at nursing homes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2012 20:41
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