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[UK] Plan to ban smoking from outside public buildings in Sheffield

Council chiefs are considering whether to ban lighting up outside hospitals and other NHS buildings...smokers’ lobby group Forest is opposed to the plans, accusing the council of ‘harassing’ smokers. But shoppers on the streets of Sheffield this week were
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:32
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[Missouri] How Top Lawyers Faced Their Trial Nightmares ($$)

Diane Sullivan of Weil Gotshal & Manges was the lead attorney defending Philip Morris against Missouri hospitals' lawsuit seeking reimbursement for charity care. Her moment of sheer terror came at the very end of the four-month trial in 2011, as the plai
Law360
added Feb 23, 2016 21:55
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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
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference

Defense attorney Nancy Raynor has been sanctioned for close to $1 million for allowing a defense expert to make a prohibited reference to smoking in a lung cancer-related medical malpractice case that resulted in a mistrial... no doctors informed her of t
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 6, 2014 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] OPINION OF LORD CARLOWAY, the LORD JUSTICE CLERK in the reclaiming motion CHARLES McCANN Petitioner and Respondent; against THE STATE HOSPITALS BOARD FOR SCOTLAND Respondents and Reclaimers

Conclusion [105] The court should accordingly: allow the reclaiming motion; recall the interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary dated 27 August 2013; of new repel the respondents’ first plea-in-law; repel the petitioner’s first to tenth pleas-in-law; sustain
Scottish Courts (uk)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:21
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[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
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[Ireland] Call to end legislation delay banning smoking in cars

has yet to be enacted, almost two years after senators proposed the ban, which has been endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. The RCPI, the country’s largest postgraduate training body for doctors, has also called for all publicly funde
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 23, 2014 23:14
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[New York] Martins' Hospital Anti-Smoking Bill Awaits Cuomo's Approval - Port Washington, NY Patch

The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, D-Rockland, and Sen. Jack Martins, R-Mineola, was passed by the Assembly earlier this week. The legislation will now go to Governor Andrew Cuomo for his consideration.
Patch.org
added Jun 25, 2013 07:21
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[California] ARCHIVE: Complaint against Glendale is renewed

An anti-smoking advocate who claimed that three City Council members who were upset with his public statements used their influence to get him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center has amended his complaint. The amendment came roughly two weeks af
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:52
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