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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

A temporarily unsupervised Montana nursing home resident burned for an estimated 10 minutes after her cigarette ignited with her oxygen tank, causing second-degree burns and the resident's eventual death, state and federal officials say. The incident was
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 8, 2018 01:52
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Vaping ban in the grounds of hospitals

The Western Trust has strengthened its strict no smoking policy to include no vaping on its grounds. Staff are being warned that they may face disciplinary action if they fail to stick to the rules. Staff have been directed to ask carers and service
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:15
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[UK] NHS not doing enough to help smokers, says North-East-based Fresh

TOBACCO control group Fresh has backed calls from the Royal College of Physicians for the NHS to offer smokers routine support to quit when they receive hospital care regardless of their condition.
This is the North East (Northern Echo and the Darlington & Stockton Times) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:20
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[UK] Allow e-cigarettes on hospital sites - leading doctors

Smokers should be permitted to use e-cigarettes on NHS sites, leading doctors have said. Meanwhile, smoking cessation services should be an “opt out” element of a smoker’s NHS care, according to a new report on how the NHS treats smoking addiction. Suc
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:28
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[UK] Patients 'should be recommended e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking and be allowed to use them at hospitals'

Patients should be recommended e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking and be allowed to use them at hospitals, doctors’ leaders say. They are calling for patients to be routinely offered help in kicking the habit at GP appointments, outpatient clinics an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:36
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers outside Larbert hospital will be fined

Persistent puffers outside Forth Valley Royal Hospital will finally be penalised, in a new get-tough approach to smoking at NHS sites. The Scottish Government aims to make it an offence to smoke within 15 metres of hospitals, as part of a tobacco control
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:15
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[UK-Scotland] Action plan for 'tobacco free generation' unveiled

The Scottish Government's updated plan contains 44 measures aimed at addressing health inequalities and cutting smoking rates. It includes plans to ban smoking around hospital buildings and implement the ban on possessing tobacco in prisons. It also o
STV (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls

The Lower House also passed an antismoking bill on Tuesday, paving the way for its enactment and implementation before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The bill to revise the Health Promotion Law bans indoor smoking at schools, hospitals and pub
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 19, 2018 18:03
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[UK] South Tyneside’s NHS staff urged to lead the way by quitting smoking

Health workers in South Tyneside are being urged to lead the way and stub out their habit as a stop smoking service is relaunched. NHS staff in the borough are to be encouraged to give up once and for all as South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust bids to bec
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:35
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[Asia] Exposure to second-hand smoke down in India, but remains major concern, says survey

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released here by the Health Ministry. Howev
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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