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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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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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[UK] NHS STAFF MAKE PLEDGE ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Senior staff at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW), a provider of mental health and disability services have made a public commitment to reduce smoking rates among both their patients and staff. NTW Chair, Ken Jarrold, Chief Exe
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:13
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[UK] Smokers flouting ban at Nuneaton's hospital

It was back in January 2016 when the George Eliot Hospital went totally smoke free, but chiefs say people are still ignoring the ban. Main reception and the entrances to Cheveral and the Maternity building are the hotspot areas for smokers lighting up.
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:13
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[UK] Royal United Hospital in Bath to ban smoking - but vaping will still be allowed

It is currently advertised as a smoke-free site but there are designated shelters for lighting up that will be removed to end the ‘conflicting messages'. Vaping will be allowed but anyone wanting to smoke will have to leave the site - a move expected t
Somerset Live (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:12
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[UK-Wales] Wales will become first country in UK to ban smoking OUTSIDE as it passes law covering grounds of hospitals, schools and children's playgrounds

The country will be extending its smoking ban to hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Goverment said the move will 'further protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke' and 'de-normalise' smoking for children and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2018 17:50
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset approves crackdown on smoking in public places, but excludes itself

Israel on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on cigarette smoking, banning the practice from many public spaces including hospitals, justice courts, concerts and parking lots, including within ten meters from the entrance to any such place. Any gathe
Times of Israel (is)
added May 30, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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[UK, UK-Scotland] How do we stop people smoking at the front doors of our hospitals?

we could accept, however reluctantly, that smoking will never be completely eradicated and reinstate smoking shelters, while providing access to stop smoking services and support to help people who would like to quit. In any event it is difficult to imagi
British Medical Journal
added May 29, 2018 13:56
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