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[Michigan] Henry Ford, Beaumont health systems adopt no-smoking hiring policy

The movement of Metro Detroit hospital systems to stop hiring smokers and tobacco chewers gained momentum Friday when Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System jointly said they would start the prohibition for job applicants on Jan. 1.
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:19

[Michigan] Henry Ford and Beaumont health systems to ban employee smoking during workday

Starting in January, employees at Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System won't be allowed to smoke offsite during their shifts, not even during the lunch hour.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Sep 29, 2012 12:15

[California] Brown vetoes bill seeking nursing home smoking ban

AB217 would have eliminated exceptions to California's prohibition on indoor workplace smoking and banned some outdoor smoking at nursing homes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2012 20:41

[China] CHENCHEN/TSANG: Anti-smoking feeling on the rise, but efforts still immature

I have been voluntarily engaged in tobacco control activities in China for more than two decades, during which time I have witnessed gradual positive changes in tobacco control efforts in this country. China has been long criticized for its failure in co
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 21, 2012 17:27

[New Jersey] Smoked out: Seabrook House bans tobacco ahead of state law

UPPER DEERFIELD -- A new statewide smoking ban at rehabilitation centers doesn't go into effect until December, but one local facility is getting a head start on the practice.
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2012 14:37

[UK] Smokers flouting ban outside Dorset hospital

No smoking signs outside Dorset County Hospital are being ignored, forcing patients and visitors to walk through clouds of smoke and discarded cigarette butts. (uk)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:41

[Canada] InSite enflames indoor smoking controversy

B.C. seniors looking to get their smoking room back have found a strange bedfellow in their fight -- the group that runs the safe-injection facility InSite in the Downtown Eastside. . . . is sympathetic to the plight of the Haro Park retirement home's e
added Sep 14, 2012 13:26

[UK] Letterkenny hospital sends smokers out to pavement

Letterkenny General Hospital has banned smoking anywhere on its grounds.
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2012 08:17

[Canada] WENDY ELLIOTT: Puffing should be limited

The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58

[Tanzania] Tobacco firm helps Tabora hospital

THE Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company has donated 20 beds and mattresses worth 7m/- to the Tabora Regional Hospital.The donation is part of the company's corporate social responsibility policy, that focuses on water, education and health.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:03
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