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[Korea - North] North Korea's Kim Jong Un Smokes During Hospital Inspection, While Ordering Hospital To Be Kept Dust-Free

A report by the Pyongyang Times last week stated that the Korean leader visited a hospital built by the Korean People’s Army (KPA) and insisted on maintaining high standards of hygiene at the facility. According to the report, Kim Jong Un asked “question
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 1, 2013 16:34

[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un smokes a cigarette during hospital visit as he warns world to 'prepare for war'

Even a North Korean dictator needs a cigarette break! Kim Jong-un stops off 'for smoke in HOSPITAL
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:30

[India] GDCH social gathering celebrates ban on tobacco

NAGPUR: Government Dental College and Hospital recently celebrated its annual social gathering called 'Disha'. The institute celebrated the state government's decision to ban manufacture and sale of tobacco products in Maharashtra on the occasion.
Times of India
added Jan 29, 2013 16:17

[New Jersey] Replacing cigarette butts with candy wrappers

As part of the 2008 smoking ban legislation, a statewide ban of smoking at all addiction recovery centers in New Jersey will go into effect on Dec. 12, 2012. Private, non-profit Seabrook House (Seabrook, NJ) decided to lunge ahead and make their facilit
Behavioral Healthcare
added Jan 28, 2013 17:50

[Canada] Sudbury health care workers aim to break smoking culture

CBC News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:59

CARLISLE: Discriminating against smokers perfectly legal in healthcare hiring

When I investigated further, however, I found that nontobacco hiring policies are legal in 21 states. . . . I applaud this healthcare system for taking steps to make changes from within the medical system. I hope more companies and hospitals will follo
Clinical Advisor
added Jan 22, 2013 22:28

[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

Children's of Alabama hospital has quit hiring tobacco users

Children's, which employs 4,200 and hires about 800 people a year, stopped hiring tobacco users beginning Jan. 1. Similar to the policy proposed by UAB, Children's will rescind its job offer to any applicant who screens positive for nicotine. That means
added Jan 18, 2013 22:08

[UK] OAP set alight by his own cigarette: Brian Weaver suffered fatal burns at Berryhill Retirement Village

A MUCH-LOVED retirement home resident died after accidentally setting himself alight with a cigarette. Brian Weaver, who had been a heavy smoker for most of his life, suffered fatal burns in the fire at his flat in Berryhill Retirement Village.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Jan 18, 2013 08:21

[UK] Cardiff and Vale hospital patients face cigarette fines

Wales' largest hospital will have enforcement officers targeting patients who drop cigarette butts.
BBC Online
added Jan 18, 2013 08:17
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