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[New Zealand] Hospital smoking ban labelled 'torture'

A mental health patient who killed himself was put off seeking hospital treatment because he was not allowed to smoke onsite, a lawyer leading a judicial review application on smoking in hospitals says.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 20, 2013 09:52
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[UK] Trainee doctor reports JR smokers to authorities

A TRAINEE doctor is so fed up with smokers at the entrances to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital he has reported it to the authorities. Jean-Francois Gelinas, from Oxford, said he tried to alert the hospital to the issue but felt intimidated by smokers an
Oxford Times (uk)
added May 20, 2013 09:44
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[New Zealand] Patients 'refusing treatment' over smoking ban, court told

Psychiatric patients are refusing treatment because they cannot smoke at DHB facilities, the High Court has been told. The Waitemata DHB is defending its ban on smoking at Auckland psychiatric centres in a case heard today.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added May 20, 2013 09:40
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[New Zealand] Hospital should provide smoking rooms, court told

A lawyer who described a smoking ban at health facilities in west Auckland and North Shore as cruel and torturous has told a court hospitals need dedicated smoking rooms. Smoking has been banned on all Waitemata District Health Board sites since 2009.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 20, 2013 09:30
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear hospital smoking challenge

The Auckland High Court will this morning begin hearing a case challenging the Waitemata District Health Board's ban on smoking in its acute mental health units. Two patients and one nurse have brought the challenge.
TV3 (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:40
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear hospital smoking challenge

The Auckland High Court will this morning begin hearing a case challenging the Waitemata District Health Board's ban on smoking in its acute mental health units. Two patients and one nurse have brought the challenge.
TV3 (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:40
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[Wyoming] Second vote scheduled for Casper smoking ban amendments

The Casper City Council on Tuesday will take the second of three required votes needed to amend the public smoking ban. The amendments would allow smoking in bars and other adult-oriented establishments in Casper. Smoking would still be banned in restaur
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added May 19, 2013 19:11
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear case against DHB smoking ban

Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 19, 2013 18:45
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[New Zealand] Psychiatric patients fight ban on smoking

Cigarette bans can be torture for people in mental health wards, says lawyer
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 18, 2013 21:24
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[South Carolina] LETTERS: Smoke gets in neighborhood's eyes

As a 20-year resident of Halsey Street and a graduate of MUSC, I feel sad that MUSC and Roper Hospital have elected to turn Cannon Park and its adjacent streets into an ashtray for their employees and contractors who smoke.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
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