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[UK] Smoking ban plan for playgrounds and hospital grounds

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has launched a consultation with the ban planned for summer 2019 and those who break it could face a fine. Voluntary bans are currently in place in some school and hospital grounds and also in public playgrounds. If the
BBC Online
added May 25, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales set to be the first country in the UK to extend smoking ban to outdoor areas

Under the new plans, smoke-free areas are expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Government says the move will protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and de-normalise smoking for childre
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales to ban smoking outside hospitals and schools in UK first

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The Labour-led government said on Friday it would bring in the restriction by summer 2019, arguing it would protect people from sec
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:58
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[Texas] No butts about it. Smoking in Fort Worth parks could end in three months

The Fort Worth City Council is expected to expand the city's smoking ban to include city parks at its regular Tuesday night meeting. In December, the council approved banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors. That ban went into effect March 12. In addi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 15, 2018 05:37
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Little 'Quit-Smoking' Help at U.S. Mental Health Centers

stop-smoking assistance is limited at behavioral health centers, said Corinne Graffunder, director of CDC's Office on Smoking and Health. "Many people with mental health and substance abuse disorders want to stop smoking and are able to quit, and can do
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 02:19
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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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