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[New Zealand] Psychiatric patients fight ban on smoking

Cigarette bans can be torture for people in mental health wards, says lawyer
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 18, 2013 21:24
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear arguments against DHB smoking ban

The High Court in Auckland will begin hearing a case on Monday against a ban on smoking in acute mental health units controlled by Waitamata District Health Board. The application for a judicial review is set down for two days, challenging the ban in thr
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 21:21

[UK] Ipswich: Volunteer calls for government to ban smoking on hospital sites

Recognising the hospital’s “hands are tied”, Dave Cooper said he would like to see legislation to enforce the message from the Department of Health that smoking kills. Mr Cooper said he regularly visits the hospital during the day and at night and frequ
Ipswich Star (uk)
added May 16, 2013 14:35
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[New York] Seneca County Health Board to get update on smoking ban ($$)

The Seneca County Board of Health will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the conference room of the Public Health Department, 31 Thurber Drive. The agenda includes an update on the status of the transition plan from limited smoking to a smoke-free campus at th
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 13, 2013 14:19

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Major employers add e-cigarettes to no-tobacco policies

Electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity among smokers, but not all employers are on board with the idea. More and more companies are creating policies for using the smoking alternative at work. E-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere at New Hanover R
added May 9, 2013 20:52

[UK] Hospital cigarette ban has gone up in smoke

HEALTH officials have admitted a ban on smoking at Oxfordshire’s hospitals has failed to stub out the problem. They are reviewing the situation as a “matter of urgency” after receiving complaints about staff and other people lighting up, despite the hab
Oxford Times (uk)
added May 9, 2013 13:39

Psychiatric Hospital Fires Continue to Plague Russia

Unauthorized smoking in bed during nighttime was cited by investigators as the most likely cause of the previous two fires at psychiatric hospitals that killed a total of 39 people.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added May 9, 2013 00:58

[Canada] Smoking senior ignites shirt, goes up in flames

A 76-year-old man is dead after he ignited his shirt instead of his cigarette at a seniors' residence north of Montreal. Louis Beaupre was consumed by flames on the balcony of a home in suburban Boisbriand, Que.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added May 8, 2013 15:34

[California] Butts Out at Seton Medical Centers - Pacifica, CA Patch

Seton Medical Center in Daly City and Seton Coastside in Moss Beach announced today they are now smoke-free facilities. As the first northern Daughter of Charity Health System hospitals to enact this prohibition, the two health care facilities acknowledg
added May 7, 2013 14:50

[Vietnam] Hanoi to forbid smoking in vehicles, aircraft and trams

Hanoi has just promulgated Plan 70, on implementing the National Strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention toward 2020 in Hanoi. Under the plan, the city will ban smoking indoors and within the campus of medical facilities, educational facilities, facilities
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (vn)
added May 7, 2013 09:12
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