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[Kentucky] JOHNSON: Get serious: Snuff out smoking for good

At Hardin Memorial Health, although we have long been smoke-free, we recently had to tighten policies. Smoking and secondhand smoke impede the healing process. We are in the business of healing and must do everything we can to protect our patients, visit
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Nov 15, 2017 22:29
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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[Washington] MultiCare Tacoma General hosts exhibit highlighting dangers of cigarettes

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital will an exhibit called the “Evolving Cigarette” in the week leading up to this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. The exhibit explores tactics used by the tobacco industry over time to create more customers – fr
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:20
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as a tobacco control tool in the mental health setting [FREE FULL TEXT]

The CRPD contains several provisions that oblige State Parties to address the issue of smoking and mental health, particularly in relation to quit services, smoke-free policies in mental health facilities, health education focused on correcting mispercept
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:34
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[Alaska] MEDDAC-AK set to go tobacco-free

FT. WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Dec. 1, Medical Department Activity -- Alaska will join an ever growing list of medical campuses throughout the Army, Department of Defense and private sector who are listed as tobacco-free.
United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Frontline healthcare staff urged to intervene to cut around 55,650 smokers ending up in hospital

Public Health England is urging all NHS frontline staff to take advantage of free online training to help them deliver effective stop smoking advice. The latest figures show the burden to the NHS in England from smoking is £2.6billion. There is an urgen
The Phoenix Newspaper (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:19
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[UK-Northern Ireland] ‘Stop damaging public health by smoking at hospital’

according to Sinn Féin health spokesperson, Councillor Patricia Logue, who has urged Altnagelvin visitors to adhere to the Western Trust’s smoke-free policy. She was speaking after new signage was erected at entrances to the hospital and information adver
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:41
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[Spain] Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange...Factors associated with implementation of the 5A’s smoking cessation model [FREE FULL TEXT]

clinical healthcare workers do not perform the 5A’s completely. The main barriers identified suggest the need of training and making available practical guidelines in healthcare services. Organizational support is essential for moving towards the implemen
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:49
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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[Canada] Butting out at BGH

Beginning Nov. 1, Brockville General Hospital (BGH), at its Charles Street and Garden Street sites, will be smoke-free. With this change, individuals can no longer smoke on any hospital grounds, and this rule extends to any personal vehicles parked on B
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:31
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