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[Portugal] Playground smoking ban from next year

From 1 January next year smoking will be banned in and around places frequented by children, such as playschools, creches, recreational centers, play parks and holiday camps. The measure was passed on Thursday in Parliament.
Portugal News (pt)
added Jun 5, 2017 20:52

[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55

[Australia] Dad calls ban on smoking in units as daughter gets sicker

A TOOWOOMBA dad is concerned about his daughter's health as she struggles to breathe when cigarette smoke wafts into their home. Leah Gould, 12, has always been asthmatic but in recent times it has become worse. Her dad, Chris Gould, said since Novembe
Chinchilla News (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:54
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[UK] Smokers banned from lighting up outside Hull Royal Infirmary

A cancer patient says a new smoking ban outside Hull Royal Infirmary is a step in the right direction. The ban initiated by the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust comes into force tomorrow. As well as Hull Royal Infirmary, it also covers
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:47

[Australia] 'He'll never be a surgeon again': Doctor who was 'punched from behind' by a man after telling him to stop smoking outside the hospital faces 'devastating' brain damage

A heart surgeon allegedly king hit from behind after telling off a visitor for smoking will 'almost certainly' never work as a doctor again if he wakes up from a coma, a colleague says. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who studied medicine in New Zealand
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:49

[Australia] Pictured: The surgeon left fighting for his life after one-punch attack when he 'asked a man to stop SMOKING outside the hospital doors'

The father-of-two, aged in his 40s, had gone outside the Box Hill Hospital because he was concerned about people smoking near the front doors, a caller told Melbourne radio station 3AW host Neil Mitchell off air.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 14:27

[Australia] Man arrested after surgeon hit in coward punch attack

A Melbourne surgeon is fighting for his life after being coward punched outside a hospital in the city’s eastern suburbs. The victim in his 40s was attacked because he voiced concern that people were smoking near the front doors of the Box Hill Hospital
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25

[Australia] VIDEO: Man arrested after alleged hospital assault on surgeon

Pritzwald-Stegmann suffered life-threatening injuries after allegedly being punched in the head... It is believed he was on his way home at the end of his shift and became concerned about people smoking near the hospital doors when the assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25

[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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