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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smokers face another limit

THUNDER Bay Transit has joined the tide against smoking. Good for them. People in public places who don’t smoke should not have to endure those who do and who don’t much care that it bothers you. In the minds of selfish smokers, if you don’t like it, move
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Jun 26, 2013 07:01
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[New York] Legislation bans smoking on hospital grounds

A bill passed through the Legislature last week that would prohibit smoking on and around hospital grounds and nursing homes throughout New York state. The legislation (A.1115-a/S.1987-a) sponsored in their respective houses by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffe
The Legislative Gazette (NY)
added Jun 26, 2013 06:46
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking will affect many

The smoking ban was not repealed but amended. There were other misconceptions in this article as well. The amendments to this ordinance do not just affect a few people as was stated, or does it just affect four or five bars in Casper that want to go back
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 24, 2013 17:01
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[UK] Smoking cessation acute, maternity and mental health services: draft guidance (PDF)

This guidance aims to support smoking cessation, temporary abstinence from smoking and smokefree policies in all secondary healthcare settings.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:05
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[UK] Bolton hospital's smoking shelters are a backward step

ASH is very disappointed in the Bolton hospital decision and would like to remind all other hospital trusts that allowing smoking in grounds and having smoking shelters is counter to NHS policy and NICE recommendations.
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 23, 2013 13:46
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[New York] S1987A-2013 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting smoking on hospital grounds and residential health care facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit smoking on the campus grounds and within 15 feet of the pro
New York State Senate
added Jun 22, 2013 15:44
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[New York] Senate Passes Bill to Ban Smoking Within 15 FT of Health Facilities

Senator Jack M. Martins (R-C-I, Mineola) has announced the State Senate has passed legislation (S.1987-A) he sponsored that would prohibit smoking within fifteen feet of all general hospitals, residential health care facilities and other state licensed he
Long Island (NY) Exchange
added Jun 22, 2013 15:43
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[Malta] LETTER: Smell of cigarettes at health centre

at the Well Baby Clinic of the Rabat health centre. With us there were another eight parents and their babies. As soon as we entered the building, the heavy smell of cigarette smoke was evident. When I entered the lift, the smell was so strong that my so
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 21, 2013 12:50
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[UK] Royal Bolton Hospital rebuilds smoking shelters

after an online poll and postal vote from patients, staff and local people. Those who wanted them won with 1,629 votes - just 49 more than those against the proposals. Work on three new shelters starts soon, costing around £1,200 each. Six shelters wer
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2013 08:04
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[New Zealand] Smoking ban in mental health ward 'heartless'

Banning vulnerable and unwell psychiatric patients from smoking while in Taranaki's mental health ward is callous and cruel, former patients and caregivers say. Fears have been raised that making people stop smoking when they were at their most vulnerab
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 15, 2013 17:03
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