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[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.
GantDaily.com (Clearfield, PA)
added Oct 9, 2012 02:52
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[Ireland] Man died in care home from fire ignited by cigarette

A NURSING home has changed its practices on allowing residents to smoke, following the death of a 69-year-old blind man who suffered severe burns to 30 per cent of his body when a cigarette fell and ignited his clothes in a smoking room.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:13
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 7, 2012 21:54
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 6, 2012 04:57
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional Health Systems to reject smokers who apply

If you smoke, we don't want you. That's what Altoona Regional Health System is telling job applicants. Starting Jan. 1, the health system is going completely tobacco free.
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 6, 2012 04:40
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[Minnesota] TOTH: We seem to have adjusted to smoking ban

Is it right to tell business owners they can’t allow smoking? We can debate that until the cows come home. But after five years it appears Minnesotans are comfortable with the ban, and the healthier atmosphere it has produced. I know I like it.
Mille Lacs County (MN) Times
added Oct 7, 2012 12:23
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[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Hospital, Marshall Health and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center have agreed to prohibit tobacco use on their property beginning Nov. 15, the day of the Great American Smokeout.

The Marshall University Health Sciences campus is going smoke-free.
WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:50
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[Nebraska] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
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[Ohio] SOMC to screen new hires for tobacco use

Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) announced on Monday, starting Nov. 15, they will be screening all external hires for tobacco use.
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Oct 2, 2012 18:09
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[UK] Bradford hospital chiefs give up on smoking ban in grounds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 1, 2012 16:46
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