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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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[UK] E-cigarettes in hospitals? What do HCPs think?

Daniel Ghinn reviews the online commentary among healthcare professionals following Public Health England’s advice that smokers should be encouraged to take up vaping instead. In February this year, Public Health England (PHE) published its annual evide
pharmaphorum (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:35
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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[South Carolina] Charleston is on track to ban smoking in parks, latest in efforts to outlaw tobacco in public places

After years of planning, the ordinance, which would ban all smoking — including e-cigarettes — is expected to collect majority backing at Tuesday night's meeting. Supporters say the move is an incremental one following years of similar bans in workplace
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 4, 2018 21:03
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[Virginia] Students Weigh in on Whether VCU Should Ban Smoking

Of nearly 1,500 votes, 68 percent were in favor of adopting a non-smoking policy... However, VCU doesn’t have proper authority to ban smoking outright. The university would first need approval from the General Assembly. Without legislative approval of a l
WWBT NBC12 (Richmond, VA)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:42
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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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in our study, we examined the proportion of never-smokers in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, not the incidence of lung cancer cases in never-smokers, as was described in the correspondence. Based on our data, our conclusion is that the propor
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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[UK] Hospital cracking down on 'clearly unwell' patients smoking - with these new pillars

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has re-launched its smoke free pledge as it attempts to battle against smoking patients and staff
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:22
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