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[UK] NHS patients should be allowed to vape indoors and even in their beds, public health body advises

Hospitals have been told to start selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors - and even in bed - under controversial new health advice. Public Health England (PHE) said every smoker struggling to quit, including pregnant women, should be e
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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[UK] Should NHS hospitals offer e-cigarettes and vaping lounges?

Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. “Every hospital I have been in there is not an inch to spare, with people lying in corridors,” she sa
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:38
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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Illinois reignites debate on casino smoking

study in Illinois contending banning smoking in gambling establishments is not bad for business. But, how can this study be accurate when casino/resort operators uniformly say banning smoking has driven potential customers away and is prompting those smo
GamingToday
added Feb 6, 2018 16:57
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[UK] Bexleyheath town centre could become the first London Borough to implement smokefree zone

The council say the proposal is to "protect young people from the influence of visible smoking and second-hand smoke". A Bexley Council statement read: "The proposed voluntary zone would initially run as a pilot for six months and cover the main pedestr
This is Local London (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Govt studying whether to expand smoke-free zones beyond Orchard Road

More areas could be turned into smoke-free zones in the Government's drive to snuff out smoking in all public areas...Khor told Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 6) that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of des
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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[Indiana] Elkhart mayor's veto for Clean Air Ordinance stands

The city council decided not to overturn the mayor's veto on a measure that would throw out the city's Clean Air Ordinance. This all started because a comedian was coming to town. Ron White is a comedian who drinks and smokes a cigar while doing his st
WSBT Channel 22 (South Bend, IN)
added Feb 6, 2018 04:17
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[Canada] New signs to promote smoke, vape-free zones

new signage in the fall to remind the public green spaces surrounding schools are tobacco and vape-free zones. The signage has been displayed for multiple years at municipal parks, and now school grounds will have these signs. While schools have been smo
Lloydminster (AB) Meridian Booster (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:58
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