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[UK] OAP set alight by his own cigarette: Brian Weaver suffered fatal burns at Berryhill Retirement Village

A MUCH-LOVED retirement home resident died after accidentally setting himself alight with a cigarette. Brian Weaver, who had been a heavy smoker for most of his life, suffered fatal burns in the fire at his flat in Berryhill Retirement Village.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Jan 18, 2013 08:21

[UK] Cardiff and Vale hospital patients face cigarette fines

Wales' largest hospital will have enforcement officers targeting patients who drop cigarette butts.
BBC Online
added Jan 18, 2013 08:17

[UK-Wales] Hospital chiefs step up the battle to stub out smoking

COLOURFUL graffiti art has been placed on pavements around hospital grounds this week in a bid to encourage people to quit smoking.
North Wales Weekly News (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 15:15

[UK] Hospital sparks outrage with plan for smoking shelter outside cancer ward

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire, City General site in Stoke-on-Trent, where a smoking shelter is being built outside a cancer ward But the final shelter is to be installed outside the hospital’s cancer ward – a move which has infuriated vi
Small World News Service (SWNS) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2013 07:31

[UK] Wrexham hospital's graffiti warning to smokers

NEW graffiti-style warnings have been created in an effort to stop patients, visitors and staff flouting a hospital smoking ban. Colourful artwork has been placed on pavements around Wrexham Maelor Hospital to help persuade people to stub out their smok
Wrexham Evening Leader (uk)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:11
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: DCH's tobacco ban is the right choice

A health care provider shouldn't insinuate in any way that it approves of the habit even in such minor ways as providing a dedicated smoking area. The health care system's decision should be based on the action's symbolic value. It is a statement about h
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 14, 2013 10:20

[China] It's Lonely Trying to Convince Chinese Hospitals to Go Smoke Free

Dr. Dan Xiao sits in a small office in a quiet corridor inside Beijing's Chaoyang Hospital. As a doctor and medical researcher, her job is to convince 1.3 billion Chinese citizens that smoking is bad for their health. The room next to hers houses a natio
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2013 11:53

[Alabama] DCH Health System approves ban on tobacco use

Policy change will affect all visitors, employees of hospital
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 11, 2013 10:52

[Singapore] Smoking ban extended to more public areas from Jan 15

This means smokers will not be able to light up at the common areas of all residential buildings, covered linkways and walkways, overhead pedestrian bridges, outdoor compounds of hospitals, as well as within a five-metre radius of bus shelters. The Nati
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:03

[South Carolina] Charleston approves outdoor smoking ban for streets and sidewalks in the hospital district

When Charleston's downtown hospital campuses went smoke-free, smokers took to the streets, but now those public spaces will be off-limits as well.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 9, 2013 11:47
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