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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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[UK] NHS patients should be allowed to vape indoors and even in their beds, public health body advises

Hospitals have been told to start selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors - and even in bed - under controversial new health advice. Public Health England (PHE) said every smoker struggling to quit, including pregnant women, should be e
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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[UK] Should NHS hospitals offer e-cigarettes and vaping lounges?

Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. “Every hospital I have been in there is not an inch to spare, with people lying in corridors,” she sa
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:38
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[Australia] TED TALK: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios | Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of thei
You Tube
added Feb 2, 2018 17:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[UK] Now you've got to be in agony to have hip op: Most NHS trusts now imposing cruel new pain tests in row over 'rationing'

‘Restrictions on joint replacement surgery and obliging patients to stop smoking or lose weight before they will be operated on, are becoming ever more frequent. ... 31 CCGs said the same of smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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