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[New York] S1987A-2013 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting smoking on hospital grounds and residential health care facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit smoking on the campus grounds and within 15 feet of the pro
New York State Senate
added Jun 22, 2013 15:44

[New York] Senate Passes Bill to Ban Smoking Within 15 FT of Health Facilities

Senator Jack M. Martins (R-C-I, Mineola) has announced the State Senate has passed legislation (S.1987-A) he sponsored that would prohibit smoking within fifteen feet of all general hospitals, residential health care facilities and other state licensed he
Long Island (NY) Exchange
added Jun 22, 2013 15:43

[UK] Bolton hospital's smoking shelters are a backward step

ASH is very disappointed in the Bolton hospital decision and would like to remind all other hospital trusts that allowing smoking in grounds and having smoking shelters is counter to NHS policy and NICE recommendations.
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 13:46

[Malta] LETTER: Smell of cigarettes at health centre

at the Well Baby Clinic of the Rabat health centre. With us there were another eight parents and their babies. As soon as we entered the building, the heavy smell of cigarette smoke was evident. When I entered the lift, the smell was so strong that my so
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 21, 2013 12:50

[UK] Royal Bolton Hospital rebuilds smoking shelters

after an online poll and postal vote from patients, staff and local people. Those who wanted them won with 1,629 votes - just 49 more than those against the proposals. Work on three new shelters starts soon, costing around £1,200 each. Six shelters wer
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2013 08:04

[New Zealand] Smoking ban in mental health ward 'heartless'

Banning vulnerable and unwell psychiatric patients from smoking while in Taranaki's mental health ward is callous and cruel, former patients and caregivers say. Fears have been raised that making people stop smoking when they were at their most vulnerab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 15, 2013 17:03

[Michigan] DEARBORN: City lifts smoking ban within 100 feet of Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center

Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center is planning to create a smoking area on campus, but hasn’t decided where yet. F
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Jun 12, 2013 18:16

[UK] Hospital smoking shelters - FOR AND AGAINST

BOSSES from the Royal Bolton are asking you whether new smoking shelters should be built at the hospital. Although smoking in the hospital grounds is prohibited, it is virtually impossible to enforce, as it is not underpinned by the law.
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jun 5, 2013 00:13

[Massachusetts] Casey Alexandre of Saugus inducted into Ex-Smokers’ Hall of Fame

Wicked Local (MA)
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02

Russia tries to kick habit with anti-smoking law

Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten people smoke.
added Jun 2, 2013 10:54
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