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[South Carolina] VIDEO: Charleston passes 1st reading of new smoking ban ordinance

On Tuesday, Charleston City Council passed first reading of an ordinance that would ban smoking on certain sidewalks and streets near hospitals. The ordinance specifically applies to MUSC and Roper St. Francis.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Dec 19, 2012 08:11

[Canada] LETTER: Cancer clinic smoking out of control

A letter writer argues that while bylaws are in place to prohibit smoking at the Fraser Valley Centre in Surrey, security does little to enforce the regulations.
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 17, 2012 18:27

Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15

[Michigan] Hospital: Smokers, tobacco users need not apply

your chances of getting a job at Mercy Memorial Hospital System might be going up in smoke. Following the lead of other health care facilities, MMHS has decided to hire only employees who declare they are “nicotine-free.”
Monroe (MI) Evening News
added Dec 15, 2012 21:39

[Canada] City enters fight with hospital smokers

cigarette smoke still covers the entrances to Surrey Memorial Hospital and its cancer clinic – despite a new Surrey bylaw prohibiting smoking anywhere on the property. The bylaw amendment, passed by council on Monday night, carries a $100 fine for people
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:15

[Australia] Anxiety rises over effect of smoking ban on the mentally ill

Mental health carers have reiterated fears that a plan to ban smoking in Canberra's secure mental health facility will harm distressed and vulnerable patients admitted during crises.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Dec 11, 2012 13:57

[Kansas] Smoking near oxygen device apparent cause of Wichita high-rise fire

Firefighters also had to evacuate more than 60 people, fire Capt. Stuart Bevis said Wednesday. Many of the residents of the apartments, at Willow Creek Manor, southeast of Lincoln and Oliver, have medical conditions or physical disabilities that require t
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Dec 6, 2012 10:18

[UK] Countdown to smoke-free NHS premises

Western Isles Health Board today agreed to launch a one-year countdown to 'no smoking' on NHS Western Isles premises and grounds.
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:58

[UK] Pinderfields Hospital smokers facing a backlash

But a survey by health bosses has found that 99 per cent of staff, visitors and patients want the entrance to be free from smoking. And when the Express asked its Facebook users if they agreed, there were more than 100 comments on the social networking
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:33

[New York] Tossed Cigarette Results In Partial Hospital Evacuation

A cloud of smoke engulfed part of Southampton Hospital on Friday morning, the result, apparently, of a cigarette tossed into an outdoor grate by a passerby, officials on the scene said.
Southampton (NY) Press
added Dec 1, 2012 11:17
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