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[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
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Sep 14, 2012 13:26
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[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
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[New Jersey] Seabrook House Goes Proactive On Smoking Ban

Treatment Facility Puts State Law into Practice Early
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2012 11:14
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[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
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[Philippines] WV hospitals bat for smoke-free, healthy workplaces

Fourteen government and private hospitals in Region 6 committed to implement smoke-free and healthy work places in their respective localities.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:26
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[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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[Australia] New offence to light up a cigarette in the vicinity of a NSW hospital

Legislation passed in the NSW parliament last month will give hospitals power to fine people who smoke on hospital grounds from January 7. But the NSW health ministry says it is still trying to work out exactly who will police the smoke-free zones and w
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 1, 2012 21:01
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[UK] Chief’s call to ban smokers outside the hospital door

Nigel Hards wants to make Peterborough City Hospital all but smoke free.
Peterboroughnow (Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:13
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[Florida] Outdoor Smoking Ban at a Cancer Center: Attitudes and Smoking Behavior Among Employees and Patients

Findings suggest a need for worksite cessation programs to capitalize on the window of opportunity created by tobacco bans, while also addressing concerns about effects on work performance.
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Aug 25, 2012 12:33
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[Canada] Vancouver Seniors fuming over indoor smoking ban

Some elderly residents of a Vancouver retirement home say a smoking ban imposed on the facility by Vancouver Coastal Health is more dangerous to them than any cigarette smoke.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50
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