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[California] Smoking In Long-Term Care Facilities Debated

Mirie Levy, a health sciences professor at Cal State Sacramento who spoke at yesterday's hearing on AB 217,  had a catchier way to put it: "Smoking is optional,"
California Healthline
added Jun 8, 2012 06:30

[Florida] Attitudes toward outdoor smoking ban at Moffitt Cancer Center evaluated

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who surveyed employees and patients about a ban on outdoor smoking at the cancer center found that 86 percent of non-smokers supported the ban, as did 20 percent of the employees who were smokers. Fifty-seven percent
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 13, 2012 00:55

Vietnam bans under-18s from smoking

The law against harmful effects of tobacco passed by the National Assembly (NA) yesterday prohibits people under the age of 18 from smoking and trading in cigarettes. The new law will take effect from May 1, 2013
Vietnam Net
added Jun 20, 2012 07:11

[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49

[UK] OAP engulfed in flames and seriously burned after her e-cigarette ignites oxygen at Manchester hospital

Jean Booth, 65, was engulfed in flames on a ward at the Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester, it was reported, and is fighting for her life after suffering severe burns to her scalp and face. Mrs Booth was only in the hospital for a routine hip operation a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:25

Russia psychiatric hospital fire kills 23

Medical personnel said patients did not have access to matches or lighters. Nurse Nadezhda Sukhareva said patients were allowed to smoke but staff would light their cigarettes for them outside the building. "There's no way we would give them matches,"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:23

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Smoke signal says do not light up

It is perfectly reasonable and logical to suggest that one place where people should not smoke is outside the public entrance to a hospital.
Evening Times (uk)
added May 30, 2013 07:14

[UK-Wales] Smoking banned at all hospitals in South Wales

WalesOnline (uk)
added Jun 7, 2012 10:25

[Australia] Haze of smoke too much

THE flouting of a ban on smoking outside Albury hospital has forced a sufferer of Parkinson's disease to abandon his rehabilitation therapy at the site.
The Border Mail (au)
added May 13, 2012 20:36

[India] Tobacco vendors abound near hospitals

The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added May 8, 2012 15:18
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