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[Texas] Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District Becomes Tobacco Free Campus

The new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products anywhere on the campus including the parking lot areas.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jan 8, 2013 22:03

[Texas] RPMH implements new tobacco-free policies

Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital implemented a new tobacco-free policy on all campuses.
Sweetwater (TX) Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 21:50

[UK] Hospital smoking policy not good enough

HOSPITAL bosses have come under fire for not enforcing the no-smoking policy outside its doors. Despite providing a shelter opposite the main entrance, smokers regularly congregate outside Hinchingbrooke Hospital – prompting one visitor to complain.
Hunts Post (uk)
added Jan 6, 2013 15:13

[California] LETTER: Outreach workers spoke out of turn

Earlier this month comments were made by Steven Gallegos and Michael Olivares, Glendale Adventist Medical Center tobacco outreach workers, to the Glendale City Council and to the News-Press that are uncharacteristic of our approach to promoting community
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:58

[Texas] Health district now tobacco-free

As of Jan. 1, the Wichita County-Wichita Falls Public Health District is a tobacco-free campus. Employees or visitors must leave the property to smoke.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Jan 4, 2013 10:25

[Pennsylvania] Hospitals' tobacco ban going smoothly

New tobacco policies went into effect on Tuesday at hospitals across the region, but officials say education and awareness programs helped reduce backlash. Conemaugh and Altoona Regional health systems’ smoking policies target employees, visitors and v
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jan 4, 2013 10:24

[Delaware] As of Jan. 1, Beebe will not hire tobacco users

LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57
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[Kentucky] Madisonville hospital to ban smoking in 2013

Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2012 09:56

[Delaware] Veterans given an exception on smoking ban

Smoking will cease in all state buildings and campuses come Tuesday. With one exception: the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 31, 2012 09:35

[New York] Cigarette blamed for fire at senior housing

PLATTSBURGH -- Officials said a cigarette likely caused a couch fire in a unit of the Robert S. Long Apartments Friday afternoon. The apartment belongs to Rose Willsi, who was still under evaluation in CVPH's emergency room Friday evening.
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Dec 29, 2012 12:39
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