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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Canada] Provincial legislation will ban smoking anywhere on hospital property

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will begin the new year by going smoke-free in and around its Chatham and Wallaceburg campuses, but supports will be available to help smokers cope with the situation. The decision to prohibit smoking cigarettes and any
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:10
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[Canada] CKHA Goes Smoke-Free

Residents can expect to see a lot more “smoke-free” signs posted around Chatham-Kent hospitals in the coming weeks. Starting January 1, 2018, residents will not be able to smoke on hospital property, which includes the existing smoking shelters, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:18
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[UK] Pregnant Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji shames smokers at maternity hospital as mums-to-be forced to walk through toxic fumes

Rachel Adedeji, due to give birth to her first child in three weeks, has told how the second-hand smoke has her worried about her baby's health.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:47
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[Canada] LETTER: A total ban in public places

I emailed the Premier's office and complained about smokers smoking outside the Prince County Hospital and re-entering the hospital emergency subjecting people to their second hand cigarette smoke. I wanted the proper inspectors to investigate and then c
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:29
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[Tennessee] UTHSC banning all smoking on campus

New Year’s Day kicks off the year-round tobacco ban on University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus. It’s an idea that students pushed to have the university put into action. The days are numbered for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy a smo
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:22
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[UK] GWH ask for thoughts on smoking

Patients, their families and the wider public have been asked for their feelings about smoking at the Great Western Hospital. They have been tasked with completing in an online survey. The quiz, which asks people about the placement of smoking areas at
This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:10
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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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