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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt to carry out awareness campaign on smoking ban in public parks

The Health Ministry is currently carrying out public awareness exercise on the smoking ban at all public parks and recreational places before the directive is enforced on June 1. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the enforcement wo
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:29
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:27
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Changes in Secondhand Smoke Exposure After Smoke-Free Legislation (Spain, 2006–2011)

The prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers decreased after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Spain. In addition to the expected reduction in exposure during leisure time, we observed reductions in settings that
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:40
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[California] 'Pot-friendly' gym where people will be encouraged to use the drug while working out will open in San Francisco

Jim McAlpine is set to open Power Plant Gym in San Francisco, California - where not only will smoking pot during a workout be acceptable, it will be encouraged. The 46-year-old, along with former NFL star and marijuana advocate Ricky Williams, is hopin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:46
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[UK] Now NHS patients and staff are to be BANNED from smoking outside hospitals but health chiefs insist: ‘We are NOT forcing people to quit’

Public Health England is campaigning for a 'tobacco-free NHS' for everyone Duncan Selbie, CEO of PHE, said he wants the ban in every hospital's grounds He added that latest figures show 25% of patients in hospitals are smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:44
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[Asia, India] Residents welcome govt decision to impose ban on sale of tobacco

They also say imposing a ban is not enough, implementation is also important. NK Gosian, principal, Malwa College, said, “It is great that the government has banned the sale of tobacco. The implementation of the ban is a major task for the district admin
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:08
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[UK] Campaign launched for 'tobacco-free' NHS by Public Health England

A campaign for a complete ban on smoking in all NHS buildings and grounds has been launched by Public Health England (PHE). PHE said a "tobacco-free NHS" would encourage patients, visitors and staff to give up the habit, along with more support to help
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:05
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[UK] NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

Only one in 10 hospitals enforces a smoking ban outside health service buildings, and Public Health England (PHE) wants all hospitals to offer help to quit as part of patients' treatment. More than a million smokers are admitted to NHS hospitals every ye
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2017 12:04
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[UK] NHS seeks ban on smoking in hospital grounds

Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, has written to all hospital and mental health trusts asking them to introduce smoking bans in their grounds. In his letter, Selbie said: “NHS acute, maternity and mental health trusts should imple
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:04
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:50
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