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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Help wanted

Despite municipal and provincial legislation banning smoking from within 7.5 metres of building doors, vents and windows – as well as a Fraser Health Authority policy of not allowing smoking anywhere on cancer centre property – the smokers (which include
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:21

[Canada] Smokers cloud Surrey cancer centre

Smokers regularly gather outside the doors to the B.C. Cancer Agency’s Fraser Valley Centre in Surrey, even though smoking is not allowed anywhere on the premises. . . . “It’s not enforced,” Ken said. Asked if that makes smoking there okay, he said, “
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 21:58

[UK] Burton Mail New shelter bid to halt Queen's Hospital main doors smokers

BURTON'S Queen's Hospital plans to install another smoking shelter to discourage smokers from lighting up outside its main entrances.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 15, 2012 14:55

[New Hampshire] Fire official: Patient found smoking with oxygen tank

Firefighters were called for a residential medical emergency Friday morning when they found their patient hooked up to an oxygen tank while smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Achilles.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 12, 2012 16:08

[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Going Smoke-Free

Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Marshall University Health Science Center and all their satellite facilities will officially become tobacco-free on Thursday, Nov. 15. The date coincides with this year's observance of the Great American Smokeout.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Oct 12, 2012 15:53

[UK] Hospitals get tough on smokers

A NORTH-EAST hospital trust will today launch a campaign to persuade hard-core smokers to stub it out while in, or outside, NHS premises.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 12, 2012 08:41

[UK] University Hospital of North Staffordshire ditches ban on smoking after four years

A SMOKING ban is being dropped at Staffordshire's biggest hospital because it is being flouted by so many patients and visitors.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:21

[Michigan] Editorial: Hospitals correct to screen smokers

While some of the moves seem harsh and sometimes unfair, it's clear that every move to curb tobacco use is having an impact on remaining users.
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Oct 11, 2012 04:01

Rwanda smoking law to affect businesses

According to the new law, smokers will be among others prohibited from smoking in public areas like such as office buildings, court premises, factories, cinema halls, theatres, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, hotels and bars, among other places.
East African Business Week
added Oct 12, 2012 08:01

[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional to Adopt Tobacco-free Policy

s, the Altoona Regional Health System Board of Directors has approved a tobacco free policy that will take effect Jan. 1. (Clearfield, PA)
added Oct 9, 2012 02:52
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