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[Texas] MD Anderson Applauds Court-Ordered Corrective Statements From Tobacco Industry to Educate Public About Harms of Tobacco Use

“It’s clear that we must continue to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco use, and these statements will be an important part of that process.” MD Anderson has a variety of programs and initiatives designed to educate the public about tobacco
Newswise
added Nov 28, 2017 21:36
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[UK-Scotland] Government to introduce £1000 fine for smokers who spark-up on NHS grounds

An Advertiser investigation found smoking to be rife within the confines of Monklands Hospital, but Holyrood plan on changing that.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:58
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[UK] Terminally-ill cancer patient, 62, who was lifelong smoker died when she blew herself up by lighting cigarette while using oxygen tank

Reid, 62, was receiving treatment for her terminal lung cancer at St Margaret's Hospice in Yeovil...'He said she had blown herself up in the smoking room.... remembered wheeling Miss Reid into the room...had no knowledge of the risk of smoking and naked f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 23:12
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[Asia, Israel] LETTER: SO WE’RE LIVING LONGER...

Health Ministry is deceiving the public. Most people smoke, including doctors and dentists; even inside Ichilov Hospital, the smoking room for the staff leaks toxic smoke to the entire floor....Litzman and his ministry are perpetrating a crime by colludin
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 15, 2017 22:49
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[Kentucky] JOHNSON: Get serious: Snuff out smoking for good

At Hardin Memorial Health, although we have long been smoke-free, we recently had to tighten policies. Smoking and secondhand smoke impede the healing process. We are in the business of healing and must do everything we can to protect our patients, visit
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Nov 15, 2017 22:29
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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[Washington] MultiCare Tacoma General hosts exhibit highlighting dangers of cigarettes

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital will an exhibit called the “Evolving Cigarette” in the week leading up to this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. The exhibit explores tactics used by the tobacco industry over time to create more customers – fr
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:20
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as a tobacco control tool in the mental health setting [FREE FULL TEXT]

The CRPD contains several provisions that oblige State Parties to address the issue of smoking and mental health, particularly in relation to quit services, smoke-free policies in mental health facilities, health education focused on correcting mispercept
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:34
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[Alaska] MEDDAC-AK set to go tobacco-free

FT. WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Dec. 1, Medical Department Activity -- Alaska will join an ever growing list of medical campuses throughout the Army, Department of Defense and private sector who are listed as tobacco-free.
United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Frontline healthcare staff urged to intervene to cut around 55,650 smokers ending up in hospital

Public Health England is urging all NHS frontline staff to take advantage of free online training to help them deliver effective stop smoking advice. The latest figures show the burden to the NHS in England from smoking is £2.6billion. There is an urgen
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:19
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