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[Ohio] Two counties agencies partner on tobacco-free initiatives

As part of an Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control (CDC) Anti-Tobacco Grant, Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is partnering with Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) Board to address tobacco use in individuals wit
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[UK] NHS sites to go smoke-free in 2019

In nine months’ time staff, patients and visitors (including contractors and suppliers) will no longer be able to smoke anywhere on NHS sites, including the grounds and gardens or in vehicles and car parks. Some NHS providers may become smoke free before
Midsomer Norton, Radstock & District Journal (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:25
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[UK] Northumbria NHS signs smokefree pact

Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:23
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[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22
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[UK] Posters going up at Northwick Park Hospital saying no smoking on grounds

Nigel Myhill, director of estates and facilities, said: “It might sound obvious, but we have a real problem convincing people that it is not appropriate to have a cigarette at the entrances to our hospitals.”
Kilburn Times (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:06
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Higher than Usual Lung Cancer Incidence in Taiwanese Non-smokers

NTUH oncologists were shocked at the results of the health exams. The doctors with lung carcinoma were all non-smokers and in good health. They had no symptoms of lung cancer, such as a persistent cough, chest pain, or difficulty breathing. None had a hi
Taiwan Business TOPICS (American Chamber of Commerce) (tw)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:34
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[UK] Hospital sites to go smoke free by March 2019

Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:52
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[California] Marker suggests high second-hand smoke exposure in disadvantaged kids

Nearly all the adolescents in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco who were tested for a tobacco-smoke byproduct showed evidence of regular exposure, a small study found. Researchers were looking for an accurate mar
Reuters
added Mar 12, 2018 21:20
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could have a positive impact in hospital environments, research finds

Dr Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences said their research found e-cigarettes could aid patients battling alcohol addiction and patients admitted to psychiatric units. More than 40 patients at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs could lift vaping ban at North-east hospitals

North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds. Ahead of a policy review, NHS Grampian is asking the public if the use of the devices should be permitted across its facilities. The current NHS Gram
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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