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[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
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[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
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added May 9, 2013 20:52
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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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[Russia] Blaze at psychiatric hospital near Moscow leaves 38 dead

Investigators have not confirmed the story about the smoker and are also looking into other potential causes including arson and an electrical fault. But they say they believe the initial source of the fire was a sofa in the common room.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:24
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Vietnam applies stricter measures to reduce smoking

According to the country's health ministry, the implementation of the law will focus on enforcing smoking ban in agencies, government offices, schools, hospitals and a number of public places as well as regulating cigarette advertisement, promotion and f
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2013 12:29
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[Washington] Hospital smoking ban has neighbors in a huff

Ever since Central Washington Hospital banned smoking on its Wenatchee campus in February, smokers have made their way to a sidewalk to light up. Residents of the Fuller Street neighborhood now say they have to put up with cigarette butts and the sight o
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Apr 25, 2013 12:27
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[Greece] Greek Smokers Puff Their Way to Hospitals

Smoking is responsible for 8.9 percent of admissions to Greek state hospitals, according to the conclusions of a conference held on April 18 at Hypatia Megaron. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Health’s National Committee for the Control of
Greek Reporter
added Apr 19, 2013 13:30
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