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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

[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

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
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

[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

[California] Modesto gives final OK to park smoking ban

The City Council gave its final approval Tuesday to a smoking ban in Modesto’s 75 public parks and along public trails, including the Virginia Corridor. The ban takes effect 30 days after Tuesday’s final approval. The vote was 6-1, with Councilwoman Jen
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Mar 12, 2017 16:48

[UK] Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings

This self-assessment tool supports all of the recommendations applicable to acute services in the NICE guidelines on Smoking cessation in secondary care. Please save the self-assessment file to your computer and click ‘enable editing’ before using it. P
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24

[UK] Suspension for Chester care home nurse who injured resident in tobacco dispute

An experienced nurse who caused injury to a ‘vulnerable’ man at a Chester care home after a dispute over his tobacco allowance has been slapped with a suspension order by a health watchdog.
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:39

[UK] Smoking banned at mental health unit

The NHS trust in charge of a secure unit for people with mental health problems has banned patients, staff, carers and visitors from smoking on any of its premises. The Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust said the decision to make The Hellingly Centre
Sussex Express (uk)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:17

[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20
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