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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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in our study, we examined the proportion of never-smokers in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, not the incidence of lung cancer cases in never-smokers, as was described in the correspondence. Based on our data, our conclusion is that the propor
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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[UK] Hospital cracking down on 'clearly unwell' patients smoking - with these new pillars

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has re-launched its smoke free pledge as it attempts to battle against smoking patients and staff
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:22
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[UK] Big moves to help smokers in hospital in Hartlepool

Smokers will be offered nicotine replacement therapy when they stay on hospital wards in Hartlepool. It’s one of a raft of changes being introduced by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust which is re-launching its smoke free agenda. We have
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:43
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DOSHI: Hopkins Hospital needs to ban smoking on its premises

Despite Hopkins Hospital supporting a tobacco-free environment, patients and some employees continue to smoke right next to entrances, with no-smoking signs right behind them. So what makes the Hopkins Hospital policy different?
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Apr 5, 2018 19:22
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[Florida] Smoking prohibited at Hodges University, Avow Hospice

There’s no such thing as a smoking break on the campus of Hodges University in North Naples. Avow Hospice, a comprehensive palliative care and end-of-life support organization in Naples, also has banned use of tobacco products at its campus at 1095 Whip
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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GLANTZ: 18th study shows that smokers who use e-cigs are significantly less likely to quit smoking

Nancy Rigotti and colleagues just published a well-done study of the effects of e-cigarette use on smoking cessation among a cohort of smokers who planned to stop smoking after being hospitalized.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:38
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