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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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Here's why smokers who want to quit should not use e-cigarettes

Researchers tracked 13 hundred smokers who planned to quit after leaving the hospital. Overall, they were 50 years old on average, 46 percent of the participants were former smokers and 19 per cent now or previously used e-cigarettes. Ejercito said the ac
Newburgh (IL) Gazette
added Mar 29, 2018 01:23
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Association of E-Cigarette Use With Smoking Cessation Among Smokers Who Plan to Quit After a Hospitalization: A Prospective Study

During 3 months after hospital discharge, more than a quarter of smokers attempting to quit used e-cigarettes, mostly to aid cessation, but few used them regularly. This pattern of use was associated with less tobacco abstinence at 6 months than among sm
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 29, 2018 17:40
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E-Cigarette Use Linked to Lower Rate of Smoking Cessation

Use of electronic-cigarettes was associated with a lower rate of smoking cessation at 6 months among recently hospitalized smokers who said they planned to quit, compared with non-users in a secondary analysis of a large randomized trial. Six months aft
MedPage Today
added Mar 27, 2018 15:08
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure among High Risk Patients in The U.S. (NHANES 2001-2012): Implications for Clinical Practice

SHS exposure among these patients is high and comparable to the general population. Strengthening smoke-free polices in all settings is critical. More efforts are needed to address SHS exposure more effectively in clinical care settings.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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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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