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[Nepal] Health experts urge govt to make hospitals smoke-free zones

Speakers at a programme today urged government authorities to make hospitals a 'smoke-free area' and to fully implement the Tobacco Control and Regulation Act. Dr Prakash Neupane‚ senior consultant surgeon and surgical oncologist‚ said the st
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Apr 28, 2013 19:24

Blaze engulfs Russian hospital, 38 dead

One of the two patients to survive gave evidence that a recently admitted drug addict was going through withdrawal and constantly breaching a smoking ban, investigators said. “I think the fire started because one of the patients often used to enjoy cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:26
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[Russia] Blaze at psychiatric hospital near Moscow leaves 38 dead

Investigators have not confirmed the story about the smoker and are also looking into other potential causes including arson and an electrical fault. But they say they believe the initial source of the fire was a sofa in the common room.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:24

Vietnam applies stricter measures to reduce smoking

According to the country's health ministry, the implementation of the law will focus on enforcing smoking ban in agencies, government offices, schools, hospitals and a number of public places as well as regulating cigarette advertisement, promotion and f
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2013 12:29

[Washington] Hospital smoking ban has neighbors in a huff

Ever since Central Washington Hospital banned smoking on its Wenatchee campus in February, smokers have made their way to a sidewalk to light up. Residents of the Fuller Street neighborhood now say they have to put up with cigarette butts and the sight o
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Apr 25, 2013 12:27

[Greece] Greek Smokers Puff Their Way to Hospitals

Smoking is responsible for 8.9 percent of admissions to Greek state hospitals, according to the conclusions of a conference held on April 18 at Hypatia Megaron. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Health’s National Committee for the Control of
Greek Reporter
added Apr 19, 2013 13:30

[UK] Smoking ban has led to a 5% fall in emergency hospital admissions for asthma

* Number of adult asthma patients needing urgent treatment has fallen by 6,000 since smoking ban * Emergency admissions for heart attacks and childhood asthma-related problems have also fallen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 02:35

[UK] Shelters shelved as University Hospital of North Staffordshire's smoking ban stays

A HOSPITAL has been forced to shelve controversial plans to build smoking shelters for patients and staff. It comes after national NHS policy leaders issued guidance that all hospitals should stick to a blanket ban on the smoking habit in their grounds.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:26

[Pennsylvania] Hill Farm resident dies from burns

A 65-year-old former Lebanon man died April 4, a day after sustaining significant burns while smoking a cigarette at a North Annville Township assisted-living facility.
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Apr 12, 2013 13:20
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[Nevada] Careless smoking probably to blame for fire that killed senior citizen

It happened at the Destinations at Valley View Active Adult Living facility just before 4 p.m. on the 1600 block of Valley View Boulevard, near Oakey Boulevard.
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Apr 11, 2013 15:21
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