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[Australia] Man arrested after surgeon hit in coward punch attack

A Melbourne surgeon is fighting for his life after being coward punched outside a hospital in the city’s eastern suburbs. The victim in his 40s was attacked because he voiced concern that people were smoking near the front doors of the Box Hill Hospital
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25
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[Australia] VIDEO: Man arrested after alleged hospital assault on surgeon

Pritzwald-Stegmann suffered life-threatening injuries after allegedly being punched in the head... It is believed he was on his way home at the end of his shift and became concerned about people smoking near the hospital doors when the assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[UK] Total smoking ban at hospital sites

Smoking will be completely banned from the grounds of The Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals by the end of the month. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the sites, has made the decision to launch the ban to coincide with Worl
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added May 24, 2017 15:33
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[Missouri] Family of paralyzed grandmother ‘left burning to death by care workers who wheeled her outside to smoke’ demand answers from nursing home officials

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:26
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[Missouri] St. Charles nursing home patient dies after catching fire while smoking in her wheelchair

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after suf
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 14:52
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[California] SKELTON: Gov. Brown stiffed doctors, dentists and hospitals by not increasing provider fees with new tobacco tax money cigarettes

But Brown shrugged off the election result... The people he should listen to are the millions who voted for Proposition 56. He might keep some of their cynicism in check.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2017 13:25
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[UK-Wales] Wales bans smoking on school and hospital grounds

Patients and their visitors will now have to leave hospital grounds if they want to smoke after Assembly Members brought in tough new anti-cigarette laws. Under the rules which were ushered in last night smoking will also be banned from school land and
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added May 18, 2017 08:47
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[UK-Wales] AMs have passed a new law which means it will be illegal to smoke in school and hospital grounds

Assembly Members have voted to pass the a landmark new law aimed at improving and protecting the nation's health. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was passed in the Senedd on Tuesday and will bring in wide-ranging changes, including making it illegal to s
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2017 16:04
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[UK] New director of Public Health in Portsmouth wants to ‘design healthier city’

‘Smoking is still the biggest cause of people dying young. Continuing to work with smokers is important and we are also working with other organisations. ‘We are trying to encourage the hospitals in the city to go smoke-free but we are also looking at th
Portsmouth News (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:34
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