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HOSPITAL bosses have ­lifted a smoking ban after losing a five-year battle to enforce it. They are now building three smoking shelters costing £17,000 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:49

[Louisiana] Local hospital gets $150,000 for massive anti-smoking campaign

Women & Children's Hospital in Lake Charles is taking some dramatic steps to fight this tobacco epidemic with the help of a huge financial grant.
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:37

[Missouri] Springfield's largest employers: Proposed tobacco tax would create 3,500 jobs

Springfield's two largest employers said Wednesday the proposed tobacco tax would create more than 3,500 new jobs and greatly improve healthcare for the Ozarks. People who buy and sell tobacco products maintain they are being unfairly targeted.
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:15

[Canada] LETTER: An on-site smoke shack would help

If a building of that nature could be put up on the property, it would make a huge difference to those of us who truly care about our health. Perhaps the hospital needs to hire some security with the authority to enforce the bylaws to ensure that those
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:02

[Texas] Hospitals turn away applicants who smoke

Methodist Hospital System in Houston this month announcedit will implement a tobacco-free hiring policy on Jan. 1, joining the Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which have had similar policies since last year and 2010, respecti
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 1, 2012 14:23

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban a logical and defensible policy

It's unfortunate that the new no-smoking policy at the provincial addictions treatment facility isn't sitting well with some patients, but it's a good policy nevertheless.
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 27, 2012 09:34

[UK] Remember remember NHS go smoke-free on 5 November

Monday 5 November will be a day to remember for Ayrshire and Arran residents. That's the day all NHS Ayrshire & Arran grounds become smoke-free, with the exception of designated smoking areas located away from main entrances.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Oct 27, 2012 08:33

[New Jersey] Replacing cigarette butts with candy wrappers

As part of the 2008 smoking ban legislation, a statewide ban of smoking at all addiction recovery centers in New Jersey will go into effect on Dec. 12, 2012. Private, non-profit Seabrook House (Seabrook, NJ) decided to lunge ahead and make their facilit
Behavioral Healthcare
added Jan 28, 2013 17:50

[Canada] Detox no smoking policy leads to patient drop-offs

Margaret Kennedy, director of mental health and addictions at Health P.E.I., said when the no-smoking policy came into effect Sept. 24., several detox patients left the facility before they had completed their recovery. Others who were on the waiting lis
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:10

[California] LETTER: Outreach workers spoke out of turn

Earlier this month comments were made by Steven Gallegos and Michael Olivares, Glendale Adventist Medical Center tobacco outreach workers, to the Glendale City Council and to the News-Press that are uncharacteristic of our approach to promoting community
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:58
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