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[Australia] End 'cruel' smoking ban, says health campaigner

Australia's leading anti-tobacco campaigner claims the NSW government has gone too far in forcing its outdoor smoking reforms onto vulnerable psychiatric patients held in public hospitals. Ashley Coleman took his life in March after being granted an un
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 26, 2013 12:55
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[Australia] End 'cruel' smoking ban, says health campaigner

Australia's leading anti-tobacco campaigner claims the NSW government has gone too far in forcing its outdoor smoking reforms onto vulnerable psychiatric patients held in public hospitals. Ashley Coleman took his life in March after being granted an unsu
Hills News (NSW) (au)
added May 26, 2013 01:39
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[Virginia] Rader is a tobacco-free campus

Patients, staff members and visitors to Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall can no longer light up, chew or use any other tobacco product on the facility’s campus
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added May 24, 2013 16:39
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[Wyoming] Casper City Council Passes Second Reading of Revised Smoking Ban

After 45 minutes of debate and public discussion at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Casper City Council narrowly passed the second reading of the city’s revised public indoor smoking ordinance 5-4. ... would allow smoking within Casper taverns, lounge
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added May 22, 2013 20:00
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[Washington] Thurston County campuses go tobacco free in 2014

The Thurston County commissioners approved a tobacco ban that will prohibit smoking, e-cigarettes and tobacco products on county grounds starting next year, according to a news release.
The Olympian (WA)
added May 22, 2013 13:01
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Thurston County Bans Tobacco On County Property

The Thurston County Board of Commissioners has adopted a policy that bans smoking and other tobacco products in county buildings and grounds. The ban includes e-cigarettes.
KMAS - Mason County (WA) Daily News
added May 22, 2013 12:57
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[Massachusetts] Doctors group: Ban sale of tobacco in hospitals

The Massachusetts Medical Society offered testimony Tuesday at a Beacon Hill hearing by the Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health. The bill would not only prohibit hospitals and clinics from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, it wou
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2013 07:31
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[UK] Smoking shelter being built at West Suffolk Hospital

The shelter is part of a £250,000 scheme to improve the entrance to the hospital in Bury St Edmunds. A donation from the Friends of West Suffolk Hospital will pay for automatic doors to be installed at the therapies entrance.
BBC Online
added May 21, 2013 06:22
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: DHB smoking ban 'saves lives', court hears

But the DHB says its smoking ban is in place to save lives and shouldn't be overturned by the courts. In the High Court in Auckland today, a lawyer for the health board, Jonathan Coates, said smoking was responsible for 5000 deaths a year in New Zealand
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added May 21, 2013 01:24
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[New Zealand] Woman desperate to smoke hid lighter inside herself

He says psychiatric patients are often in absolute desperation so should be allowed to smoke. He says one woman was so desperate to smoke, she hid a lighter in her vagina. Mr Francois says it was a terribly degrading act that wouldn't have happened if
Radio Network (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:21
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