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[UK] Hospital celebrates smoke-free anniversary

Medway NHS Foundation Trust signed the NHS Smokefree Pledge to mark the two-year anniversary of Medway Maritime Hospital becoming a smoke-free site on Wednesday, 17 October. In doing so, Medway becomes the first acute trust in the south east to join the
GOV.UK
added Oct 18, 2018 15:55
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Study: E-Cigarette Injuries Drastically Underestimated

between 2015 and 2017 an estimated 2,035 e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries presented to U.S. hospitals. That is more than 40 times the number of injuries reported by the FDA from 2009 to 2015, and 15 times higher than the number of injuries report
MedPage Today
added Oct 6, 2018 13:24
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[UK] First hospital to offer addiction therapy to all smoking patients

First hospital to offer addiction therapy to all smoking patients
Nursing Times
added Oct 4, 2018 18:22
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[Maine] Midcoast hospitals honored for anti-smoking efforts

Three Midcoast hospitals were recognized for their efforts to address tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure at the 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration,.
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2018 19:01
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[Netherlands] JUDGE WITHDRAWS FROM BIG TOBACCO CASE AFTER ACCUSATIONS OF BIAS

Wabeke officially withdrew from a lawsuit filed by a group of anti-smokers against the tobacco industry. On Monday the lawyer representing this group, Benedicte Ficq, accused the judge of being biased. Later in the day the court in The Hague granted Wabek
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[UK] There will soon be a total ban on smoking at all Bristol hospital trust sites

It follows a number of complaints from patients, visitors and staff about people smoking near the entrance to hospital buildings and open windows. Currently no smoking is allowed inside hospital buildings and signage is in place asking people to not sm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:30
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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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A Qualitative Evaluation of Mental Health Clinic Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Treating Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

VA mental health staff struggle with knowing that tobacco use is important, but they face competing priorities, encounter patient resistance, are conflicted on their role in addressing tobacco, and lack tobacco training. They suggested strategies at multi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 14:06
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[Maryland] DOSHI: Homewood should implement a smoking ban

pkins faculty have produced much of the research detailing smoking’s deleterious effects. Ironically, it is the University’s smoking policies that lag behind those of its peer institutions. The Homewood Campus follows an outdated and ineffective smoking
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Sep 6, 2018 20:41
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES LAW TO TAKE EFFECT

Smoking will be prohibited in public places where outdoor events are held and attended by more than 50 people: in zoos, indoor or outdoor parks, swimming pools, sports fields, playgrounds, facilities where physical activity takes place such as basketball
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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