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[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

[UK] Hospitals get tough on smokers

A NORTH-EAST hospital trust will today launch a campaign to persuade hard-core smokers to stub it out while in, or outside, NHS premises.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 12, 2012 08:41

Rwanda smoking law to affect businesses

According to the new law, smokers will be among others prohibited from smoking in public areas like such as office buildings, court premises, factories, cinema halls, theatres, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, hotels and bars, among other places.
East African Business Week
added Oct 12, 2012 08:01

[UK] University Hospital of North Staffordshire ditches ban on smoking after four years

A SMOKING ban is being dropped at Staffordshire's biggest hospital because it is being flouted by so many patients and visitors.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:21

[Michigan] Editorial: Hospitals correct to screen smokers

While some of the moves seem harsh and sometimes unfair, it's clear that every move to curb tobacco use is having an impact on remaining users.
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Oct 11, 2012 04:01

[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional to Adopt Tobacco-free Policy

s, the Altoona Regional Health System Board of Directors has approved a tobacco free policy that will take effect Jan. 1. (Clearfield, PA)
added Oct 9, 2012 02:52

[Ireland] Man died in care home from fire ignited by cigarette

A NURSING home has changed its practices on allowing residents to smoke, following the death of a 69-year-old blind man who suffered severe burns to 30 per cent of his body when a cigarette fell and ignited his clothes in a smoking room.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:13

[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 7, 2012 21:54

[Minnesota] TOTH: We seem to have adjusted to smoking ban

Is it right to tell business owners they can’t allow smoking? We can debate that until the cows come home. But after five years it appears Minnesotans are comfortable with the ban, and the healthier atmosphere it has produced. I know I like it.
Mille Lacs County (MN) Times
added Oct 7, 2012 12:23

[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 6, 2012 04:57
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