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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

[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

[Canada] Board of health to consider extending smoking ban to more outdoor areas

The Toronto board of health is set to consider a recommendation to tighten the city's smoking by-law by restricting people from lighting up in more outdoor areas, including on all restaurant and bar patios, on and around sports fields, on hospital ground
Citytv / CHUM Television (ca)
added Oct 17, 2012 01:58

[Canada] Halifax health officials upset by planned smoking area

Will comply with government order, though
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 19, 2012 16:47
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[Australia, Philippines] Peter Mac denies tobacco conflict

THE head of one of Australia's largest cancer hospitals denies there is a conflict of interest in having a barrister hired by the tobacco industry to fight plain packaging laws sit on the hospital's fund-raising board. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre chie
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 1, 2012 20:32

[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

[Texas] Chambers Health goes tobacco free

Starting September 1, 2012, smoking and the use of tobacco products will no longer be permitted at any of the Chambers Health facilities, or its grounds.
Anahuac (TX) Progress
added Aug 2, 2012 07:07

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

[Australia] Most want outdoor smokes ban

Most smokers support a ban in hospital grounds and at outdoor areas where children are present, Cancer Council Victoria research shows.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 20:58

[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
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