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[UK] Remember remember NHS go smoke-free on 5 November

Monday 5 November will be a day to remember for Ayrshire and Arran residents. That's the day all NHS Ayrshire & Arran grounds become smoke-free, with the exception of designated smoking areas located away from main entrances.
Cumnock Chronicle (uk)
added Oct 27, 2012 08:33

[Canada] Detox no smoking policy leads to patient drop-offs

Margaret Kennedy, director of mental health and addictions at Health P.E.I., said when the no-smoking policy came into effect Sept. 24., several detox patients left the facility before they had completed their recovery. Others who were on the waiting lis
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:10

[Michigan] Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire

The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to a fire in the Emergency Room of the University of Michigan Hospital late Saturday that injured two people. The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of t
added Oct 22, 2012 06:53

[UK] Trees used as ‘ashtrays’

CONCERNS have been raised over West Suffolk Hospital staff and visitors allegedly littering a nearby beauty spot with cigarette stubs. Dog walker Sandie Taylor, of Holywell Close, Bury St Edmunds, says the trees and ground at Hardwick Heath are being us
Bury Free Press (uk)
added Oct 22, 2012 04:33

[California] Cigarette sparks fire at downtown Fresno senior complex

A third-floor apartment fire at a downtown senior living center left one person with minor injuries and more than two dozen others without electricity Saturday evening, a Fresno Fire Department spokesman said.
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Oct 21, 2012 16:44

[Michigan] AAFD: Patient smoking in hospital bed injured in ER fire

Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire . . . The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of the recently expanded ER.
added Oct 21, 2012 16:39

PVH going tobacco free Nov 15

Pleasant Valley Hospital, and all its properties, will be going tobacco free on Thursday, Nov. 15 -- the Great American Smokeout Day.
Point Pleasant (WV) Register
added Oct 19, 2012 02:26

[UK] Burton Mail New shelter bid to halt Queen's Hospital main doors smokers

BURTON'S Queen's Hospital plans to install another smoking shelter to discourage smokers from lighting up outside its main entrances.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 15, 2012 14:55

[New Hampshire] Fire official: Patient found smoking with oxygen tank

Firefighters were called for a residential medical emergency Friday morning when they found their patient hooked up to an oxygen tank while smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Achilles.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 12, 2012 16:08

[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Going Smoke-Free

Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Marshall University Health Science Center and all their satellite facilities will officially become tobacco-free on Thursday, Nov. 15. The date coincides with this year's observance of the Great American Smokeout.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Oct 12, 2012 15:53
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