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[Canada] Improving fire safety at senior residences

the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is urging people to consider their health when promoting the benefits of smoke-free apartments, condos and townhouses with plans to lobby landlords and tenants. The push is also targeting social ho
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Feb 8, 2013 19:52

[UK] Wrexham hospital's graffiti warning to smokers

NEW graffiti-style warnings have been created in an effort to stop patients, visitors and staff flouting a hospital smoking ban. Colourful artwork has been placed on pavements around Wrexham Maelor Hospital to help persuade people to stub out their smok
Wrexham Evening Leader (uk)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:11
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: DCH's tobacco ban is the right choice

A health care provider shouldn't insinuate in any way that it approves of the habit even in such minor ways as providing a dedicated smoking area. The health care system's decision should be based on the action's symbolic value. It is a statement about h
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 14, 2013 10:20

[China] It's Lonely Trying to Convince Chinese Hospitals to Go Smoke Free

Dr. Dan Xiao sits in a small office in a quiet corridor inside Beijing's Chaoyang Hospital. As a doctor and medical researcher, her job is to convince 1.3 billion Chinese citizens that smoking is bad for their health. The room next to hers houses a natio
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2013 11:53

[Alabama] DCH Health System approves ban on tobacco use

Policy change will affect all visitors, employees of hospital
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 11, 2013 10:52

[Singapore] Smoking ban extended to more public areas from Jan 15

This means smokers will not be able to light up at the common areas of all residential buildings, covered linkways and walkways, overhead pedestrian bridges, outdoor compounds of hospitals, as well as within a five-metre radius of bus shelters. The Nati
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:03

[Texas] UPDATED: Hendrick Health System will no longer hire tobacco, nicotine users

Hendrick Health System plans to no longer hire tobacco or nicotine users, officials announced Wednesday. The change will become effective March 1.
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jan 19, 2013 23:42

[South Carolina] Charleston approves outdoor smoking ban for streets and sidewalks in the hospital district

When Charleston's downtown hospital campuses went smoke-free, smokers took to the streets, but now those public spaces will be off-limits as well.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 9, 2013 11:47

[UK] Hospital smoking policy not good enough

HOSPITAL bosses have come under fire for not enforcing the no-smoking policy outside its doors. Despite providing a shelter opposite the main entrance, smokers regularly congregate outside Hinchingbrooke Hospital – prompting one visitor to complain.
Hunts Post (uk)
added Jan 6, 2013 15:13

[Texas] Health district now tobacco-free

As of Jan. 1, the Wichita County-Wichita Falls Public Health District is a tobacco-free campus. Employees or visitors must leave the property to smoke.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Jan 4, 2013 10:25
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