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[UK] Health trust starts countdown to smokefree status

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has launched its one-year countdown to becoming ‘smokefree’. In order to help reduce the number of people who smoke and the serious illnesses associated with smoking, the trust has made public its pledge for all
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:37
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Children's plea to stop smoking outside Welsh hospitals

Health boards have said they are "powerless" to stop people smoking outside hospitals until a new law is passed. The Public Health Wales Bill, currently passing through the assembly, will formally ban people from smoking outside hospitals and in school pl
BBC Online
added Apr 3, 2017 16:32
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[UK] Confront drinkers and smokers or lose millions, hospitals told ($$)

Hospitals have been told to confront patients about their drinking and smoking or lose out on hundreds of millions of pounds as part of measures to prevent ill health. Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said that “patients, staff and the tax
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 2, 2017 01:43
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Lawmakers take aim at tobacco use among troops, veterans

In separate hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday, lawmakers from both parties pushed to curb the habit in the ranks and at Veterans Affairs facilities. The moves follow a years-long campaign from defense leaders and VA officials to highlight the negative h
Military Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:29
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VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

At a Wednesday hearing, a bill finally introduced to repeal that law was discussed publicly for the first time. “VA strongly supports this,” VA Deputy Undersecretary for Health Jennifer Lee told a House subcommittee. “We have proposed legislation for man
Stars & Stripes
added Mar 29, 2017 18:27
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[Texas] Tobacco use prohibited at CRDAMC

The smoking lamp is out at all Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center facilities. The policy, which has been in effect now for two years, prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products anywhere on CRDAMC property, including parking lots and sidewalks. Tobac
Fort Hood (TX) Sentinel
added Mar 24, 2017 12:18
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
Law360
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46
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[UK] Countess of Chester Hospital recruits schoolchildren for anti-smoking campaign

The Trust recently asked pupils at nearby Upton Westlea Primary School to design posters to help get the message across to patients, visitors and staff that the Countess is a Smokefree site and the children in Mr Spruce’s Year 5 class and Mr Hall’s Year
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:37
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[UK] Gloucestershire NHS trust goes smokefree

THE NHS trust which provides mental health care across Gloucestershire and Herefordshire is to become smoke-free across all of its sites from next month. 2gether NHS Foundation Trust has been working towards improving the physical health of service user
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:36
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