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[UK] Hospital cigarette ban has gone up in smoke

HEALTH officials have admitted a ban on smoking at Oxfordshire’s hospitals has failed to stub out the problem. They are reviewing the situation as a “matter of urgency” after receiving complaints about staff and other people lighting up, despite the hab
Oxford Times (uk)
added May 9, 2013 13:39

[Canada] Smoking senior ignites shirt, goes up in flames

A 76-year-old man is dead after he ignited his shirt instead of his cigarette at a seniors' residence north of Montreal. Louis Beaupre was consumed by flames on the balcony of a home in suburban Boisbriand, Que.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added May 8, 2013 15:34

[Vietnam] Hanoi to forbid smoking in vehicles, aircraft and trams

Hanoi has just promulgated Plan 70, on implementing the National Strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention toward 2020 in Hanoi. Under the plan, the city will ban smoking indoors and within the campus of medical facilities, educational facilities, facilities
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (vn)
added May 7, 2013 09:12

[California] Butts Out at Seton Medical Centers - Pacifica, CA Patch

Seton Medical Center in Daly City and Seton Coastside in Moss Beach announced today they are now smoke-free facilities. As the first northern Daughter of Charity Health System hospitals to enact this prohibition, the two health care facilities acknowledg
added May 7, 2013 14:50

[UK] Derriford Hospital staff caught smoking 'could be disciplined'

The hospital said smoking was "creeping back" on to the site Staff caught smoking in the grounds of the South West's biggest hospital could face disciplinary action. Derriford Hospital removed its one smoking shelter last year
BBC Online
added May 3, 2013 16:09

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Major employers add e-cigarettes to no-tobacco policies

Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
added May 9, 2013 20:52

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoke alarms sound on e-cigarettes

We urge them to follow Conemaugh's lead and we urge our readers to encourage businesses to say no to e-cigarette use in their establishments. In its role as the community's leading health care provider, Conemaugh sent a clear message last year by bannin
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Apr 30, 2013 16:40

[Ohio] MetroHealth joins Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals with policy to not hire tobacco users

"Other health systems and major employers have been moving in this direction, and it was time for us to do the same," Lewis said. The administration made the decision to adopt the policy with the understanding of the board of directors. New hires -- abou
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Apr 30, 2013 14:23

[Nepal] Health experts urge govt to make hospitals smoke-free zones

Speakers at a programme today urged government authorities to make hospitals a 'smoke-free area' and to fully implement the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act. Dr Prakash Neupane‚ senior consultant surgeon and surgical oncologist‚ said the st
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:24

Blaze engulfs Russian hospital, 38 dead

One of the two patients to survive gave evidence that a recently admitted drug addict was going through withdrawal and constantly breaching a smoking ban, investigators said. “I think the fire started because one of the patients often used to enjoy cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:26
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