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[South Carolina] BALOG COLUMN: Smoke-free zone improves everyone's health – The Post and Courier

Establishing a tobacco-free zone around the Roper and MUSC hospitals in downtown Charleston is a natural extension of existing policies, and it makes good health sense for everyone.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 23, 2012 22:15

Arkansas hospital taking stand against hiring tobacco users

Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38

[South Carolina] VIDEO: Charleston passes 1st reading of new smoking ban ordinance

On Tuesday, Charleston City Council passed first reading of an ordinance that would ban smoking on certain sidewalks and streets near hospitals. The ordinance specifically applies to MUSC and Roper St. Francis.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Dec 19, 2012 08:11

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Help wanted

Despite municipal and provincial legislation banning smoking from within 7.5 metres of building doors, vents and windows – as well as a Fraser Health Authority policy of not allowing smoking anywhere on cancer centre property – the smokers (which include
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:21

[Canada] LETTER: Smokers put young asthma patient at risk

we took him to the respiratory clinic at Surrey Memorial Hospital for an asthma evaluation. Getting into the respiratory clinic we had to walk through at least six people standing near the entrance smoking. Most of them were dressed in scrubs which indic
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:19

[Canada] LETTER: Why are smokers getting a free pass?

I too am frustrated by the smokers and the garbage that I have to walk through every time I go for tests or chemo treatments at Surrey Memorial Hospital and the Fraser Cancer Centre.
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:17

[Canada] City enters fight with hospital smokers

cigarette smoke still covers the entrances to Surrey Memorial Hospital and its cancer clinic – despite a new Surrey bylaw prohibiting smoking anywhere on the property. The bylaw amendment, passed by council on Monday night, carries a $100 fine for people
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2012 12:15

[Canada] LETTER: Cancer clinic smoking out of control

A letter writer argues that while bylaws are in place to prohibit smoking at the Fraser Valley Centre in Surrey, security does little to enforce the regulations.
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 17, 2012 18:27

Smoking bans = fewer hospital visits

Hospital admissions for acute heart attacks fall about 20 percent 36 months after restaurant, bar and workplace smoking bans, U.S. researchers say. The researchers investigated the association between U.S. smoking bans targeting workplaces, restaurants a
added Dec 16, 2012 16:15

[Michigan] Hospital: Smokers, tobacco users need not apply

your chances of getting a job at Mercy Memorial Hospital System might be going up in smoke. Following the lead of other health care facilities, MMHS has decided to hire only employees who declare they are “nicotine-free.”
Monroe (MI) Evening News
added Dec 15, 2012 21:39
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