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[UK] There will soon be a total ban on smoking at all Bristol hospital trust sites

It follows a number of complaints from patients, visitors and staff about people smoking near the entrance to hospital buildings and open windows. Currently no smoking is allowed inside hospital buildings and signage is in place asking people to not sm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:30
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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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A Qualitative Evaluation of Mental Health Clinic Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Treating Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training. They suggested strategies at multi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:06
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[Maryland] DOSHI: Homewood should implement a smoking ban

pkins faculty have produced much of the research detailing smoking’s deleterious effects. Ironically, it is the University’s smoking policies that lag behind those of its peer institutions. The Homewood Campus follows an outdated and ineffective smoking
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Sep 6, 2018 20:41
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES LAW TO TAKE EFFECT

Smoking will be prohibited in public places where outdoor events are held and attended by more than 50 people: in zoos, indoor or outdoor parks, swimming pools, sports fields, playgrounds, facilities where physical activity takes place such as basketball
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Asia, Israel] Ban on smoking in public places to see significant expansion Saturday

Under the new Health Ministry guidelines, which go into effect September 1, smoking will be entirely prohibited — including in any previously specially designated areas — in government offices, courts, religious councils, hospitals and clinics. It will
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Asia] Israel Bans Smoking at Public Events With More Than 50 People

Smoking will also be prohibited around hospitals or clinics. Move comes after state watchdog accused Health Ministry of neglecting public's health in favor of tobacco companies
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Ohio] Butts out: Park board considers smoking ban

Smoking and vaping may completely become a thing of the past in Bowling Green’s parks next year. During its meeting Tuesday, the parks and recreation board began to discuss a potential policy change that would fully prohibit those activities on park pro
Bowling Green (OH) Sentinel-Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 17:21
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An experimental feasibility study of a hybrid telephone counseling/text messaging intervention for post-discharge cessation support among hospitalized smokers in Brazil

This hybrid telephone/text intervention should progress to full-scale effectiveness testing as it achieved favorable outcomes, was acceptable to participants, and was readily implemented. This type of intervention has strong potential for expanding the r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 26, 2018 21:02
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[Canada] Sault Ste. Marie trail littered with cigarette butts

A popular nature trail in Sault Ste. Marie is becoming what some are describing as an outdoor ashtray. Provincial policy prohibits smoking on hospital grounds, so smokers at Sault Area Hospital are apparently using the nearby John Rowswell Hub Trail an
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:04
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