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HOSPITAL bosses have ­lifted a smoking ban after losing a five-year battle to enforce it. They are now building three smoking shelters costing £17,000 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:49

[UK-Scotland] Public disgust at smokers who flout lighting up bans at hospital

Survey results show an overwhelming majority are in favour of smoke-free areas at hospital entrances. NHS Lanarkshire says it will look at fresh ways to get people to follow a no smoking ban on hospital grounds after a survey found that most people are
STV (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 01:03

[Louisiana] Local hospital gets $150,000 for massive anti-smoking campaign

Women & Children's Hospital in Lake Charles is taking some dramatic steps to fight this tobacco epidemic with the help of a huge financial grant.
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:37

[Texas] Hospitals turn away applicants who smoke

Methodist Hospital System in Houston this month announcedit will implement a tobacco-free hiring policy on Jan. 1, joining the Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which have had similar policies since last year and 2010, respecti
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 1, 2012 14:23

[Missouri] Springfield's largest employers: Proposed tobacco tax would create 3,500 jobs

Springfield's two largest employers said Wednesday the proposed tobacco tax would create more than 3,500 new jobs and greatly improve healthcare for the Ozarks. People who buy and sell tobacco products maintain they are being unfairly targeted.
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:15

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban a logical and defensible policy

It's unfortunate that the new no-smoking policy at the provincial addictions treatment facility isn't sitting well with some patients, but it's a good policy nevertheless.
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 27, 2012 09:34

[UK] Remember remember NHS go smoke-free on 5 November

Monday 5 November will be a day to remember for Ayrshire and Arran residents. That's the day all NHS Ayrshire & Arran grounds become smoke-free, with the exception of designated smoking areas located away from main entrances.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Oct 27, 2012 08:33

[Canada] Detox no smoking policy leads to patient drop-offs

Margaret Kennedy, director of mental health and addictions at Health P.E.I., said when the no-smoking policy came into effect Sept. 24., several detox patients left the facility before they had completed their recovery. Others who were on the waiting lis
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:10

[Michigan] Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire

The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to a fire in the Emergency Room of the University of Michigan Hospital late Saturday that injured two people. The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of t
added Oct 22, 2012 06:53

[UK] Trees used as ‘ashtrays’

CONCERNS have been raised over West Suffolk Hospital staff and visitors allegedly littering a nearby beauty spot with cigarette stubs. Dog walker Sandie Taylor, of Holywell Close, Bury St Edmunds, says the trees and ground at Hardwick Heath are being us
Bury Free Press (uk)
added Oct 22, 2012 04:33
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