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[Australia] TED TALK: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios | Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of thei
You Tube
added Feb 2, 2018 17:38
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[UK] Now you've got to be in agony to have hip op: Most NHS trusts now imposing cruel new pain tests in row over 'rationing'

‘Restrictions on joint replacement surgery and obliging patients to stop smoking or lose weight before they will be operated on, are becoming ever more frequent. ... 31 CCGs said the same of smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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[New York] BYRNE: Is Columbia’s smoke-free policy just smoke and mirrors?

Columbia’s apparent failure to follow and implement its own mandated smoking policies reflects poorly on the institution’s credibility, reputation, and overall concern for the health and wellbeing...also falls on Columbia’s medical center since it is a p
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:26
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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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[UK] THE NHS SMOKEFREE PLEDGE

In January 2018 the Smokefree Action Coalition launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. The Pledge is designed to be a clear and visible way for NHS organisations to show their commitment to helping smokers to quit and to providing smokefree environments which
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:44
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[UK] Call for NHS organisations to sign smokefree pledge

CAMPAIGNERS were in Parliament yesterday calling for the NHS to do more to help prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking. NHS organisations across the country are being urged to sign the NHS Smokefree Pledge to support patients to quit and cre
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:43
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[UK] Launch of NHS smoke free pledge

Organisations across the NHS and public health gathered in Parliament on Thursday (11 January) to declare support for a smoke free NHS. NHS organisations signing the NHS Smokefree Pledge are making a commitment to help smokers in their care to quit and
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:42
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