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[Pennsylvania] Hospitals' tobacco ban going smoothly

New tobacco policies went into effect on Tuesday at hospitals across the region, but officials say education and awareness programs helped reduce backlash. Conemaugh and Altoona Regional health systems’ smoking policies target employees, visitors and v
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jan 4, 2013 10:24
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[Texas] Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Becomes Tobacco Free Campus

The new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products anywhere on the campus including the parking lot areas.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jan 8, 2013 22:03
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[Texas] RPMH implements new tobacco-free policies

Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital implemented a new tobacco-free policy on all campuses.
Sweetwater (TX) Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 21:50
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[Delaware] As of Jan. 1, Beebe will not hire tobacco users

LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
DelmarvaNow.com
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57
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[Kentucky] Madisonville hospital to ban smoking in 2013

Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2012 09:56
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[Delaware] Veterans given an exception on smoking ban

Smoking will cease in all state buildings and campuses come Tuesday. With one exception: the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 31, 2012 09:35
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[New York] Cigarette blamed for fire at senior housing

PLATTSBURGH -- Officials said a cigarette likely caused a couch fire in a unit of the Robert S. Long Apartments Friday afternoon. The apartment belongs to Rose Willsi, who was still under evaluation in CVPH's emergency room Friday evening.
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Dec 29, 2012 12:39
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[UK-Scotland] LAWN: 'I was helped to quit smoking while in hospital for a knee operation'

“I know that smoking won’t help me with my mobility problems and the last thing I wanted is any more circulatory problems than is necessary so it was a sensible option to stop smoking. “It took me by surprise when I came out of hospital three weeks late
STV (uk)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:37
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[South Carolina] BALOG COLUMN: Smoke-free zone improves everyone's health – The Post and Courier

Establishing a tobacco-free zone around the Roper and MUSC hospitals in downtown Charleston is a natural extension of existing policies, and it makes good health sense for everyone.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 23, 2012 22:15
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Arkansas hospital taking stand against hiring tobacco users

Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38
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