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[Asia] Israel Bans Smoking at Public Events With More Than 50 People

Smoking will also be prohibited around hospitals or clinics. Move comes after state watchdog accused Health Ministry of neglecting public's health in favor of tobacco companies
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Ohio] Butts out: Park board considers smoking ban

Smoking and vaping may completely become a thing of the past in Bowling Green’s parks next year. During its meeting Tuesday, the parks and recreation board began to discuss a potential policy change that would fully prohibit those activities on park pro
Bowling Green (OH) Sentinel-Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 17:21
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An experimental feasibility study of a hybrid telephone counseling/text messaging intervention for post-discharge cessation support among hospitalized smokers in Brazil

This hybrid telephone/text intervention should progress to full-scale effectiveness testing as it achieved favorable outcomes, was acceptable to participants, and was readily implemented. This type of intervention has strong potential for expanding the r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:02
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[Canada] Sault Ste. Marie trail littered with cigarette butts

A popular nature trail in Sault Ste. Marie is becoming what some are describing as an outdoor ashtray. Provincial policy prohibits smoking on hospital grounds, so smokers at Sault Area Hospital are apparently using the nearby John Rowswell Hub Trail an
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:04
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[UK] House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee: E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 (PDF)

Three-quarters of NHS trusts were mistakenly concerned about ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour, despite the negligible health risk. NHS England should set a policy of mental health facilities allowing e-cigarette use by patients unless trusts can demonst
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:34
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[Jordan, Mid-east] Seven referred to prosecution for smoking inside Al Bashir Hospital

Seven people were caught smoking inside Al Bashir Hospital on Tuesday and were referred to prosecution, an official source said. The seven individuals, three of whom are hospital staff, were caught in a violation of the Public Health Law, which prohibits
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:07
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[UK] Campaign launched as hospital is set to become a smoke-free zone

A hospital trust set to become smoke free early next year is launching an awareness campaign offering support and advice to staff and patients. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been raising awareness to patients and staff about the sup
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:20
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Minnesota] Gum, yoga, keeping busy: New tobacco ban eased by supports at two MN behavioral health nonprofits

Nicotine addiction “disproportionately impacts people with mental illness,”...This disproportionate rate of addiction, combined with the fact that tobacco companies historically marketed their products to people with mental illness and their health care p
MinnPost.com
added Aug 8, 2018 19:45
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