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Smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder treatment facilities: A community engaged approach

Many women in residential SUD treatment smoke, which they attribute to the fact that smoking is used to facilitate socialization and cope with stress. Future research is needed to develop and test messages to counter the misperception that smoking is an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[Washington] Eastern State Hospital to ban tobacco for patients

Patients at Eastern State Hospital will go tobacco-free in mid-November as the Medical Lake facility tries to improve health conditions on its campus. No smoking, no chewing, no vaping. Like all public buildings, smoking is currently banned inside the h
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 18, 2017 23:27
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A meta-analysis of brief tobacco interventions for use in integrated primary care

Brief tobacco cessation interventions that can be delivered in IPC settings were found to be effective. Future research in this area might evaluate ways to improve the dissemination and implementation of these types of interventions in IPC settings. Impl
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:05
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[Australia] Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside Victoria's public hospitals could be reviewed because health workers are being attacked and abused while trying to police the policy.
The Age (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:08
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RODU: Do smokers quit after hospital cessation trials? Don’t count on it, or them

That so many individuals failed to quit evidences a fact that tobacco prohibitionists often ignore: The vast majority of smokers are unable or unwilling to quit. The 475 verified quitters constituted roughly 8 percent of the 5,827 patients who started th
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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Smoking remains one of China’s burning problems

But Wu’s experience reflects a national trend: local campaigns are beginning to turn the tide against workplace smoking, experts say, even while enforcement remains uneven. The statistics are startling: more than 54 per cent of Chinese people who work in
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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[Massachusetts] BIDH–Milton to ban all tobacco use

The smoking light will go out for good Nov. 17 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. That’s when smoking will be banned everywhere on the hospital’s 20-acre campus. In addition to cigarettes and cigars, the ban extends to chewing tobacco and snuff, e
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Sep 7, 2017 22:48
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Perioperative tobacco use treatments: putting them into practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review examines the principles of tobacco use treatment, the rationale for tobacco use treatment in the perioperative period, and how treatment can be incorporated into the routine care of surgical patients. The discipline of implementation science h
British Medical Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:05
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