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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland child health 'among worst in W Europe'

The widening gap between rich and poor is putting the health of Northern Ireland's children at risk... "Poverty is having a devastating effect on families - with smoking and drinking alcohol, poor mental health and obesity amongst children and young peopl
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:09
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[UK] Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

New King’s College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
King's College London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:08
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[UK] 11 things that have changed since the smoking ban was brought in 10 years ago

11. Support for the smokefree legislation has grown in the ten years since its introduction. The current level of public support in England has been measured by YouGov surveys at 83%. Reader vote Do you think the smoking ban in restaurants and bars ha
Winsford Guardian (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[UK] Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[UK] GAGE/MAYNARD: Smoke-free policies in psychiatric hospitals need resources

clinicians, mental health patient advocacy groups, and the tobacco industry have argued that encouragement of smoking cessation should not be a priority for people with severe mental health problems, and could even impede treatment for their conditions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults -- both between patients and towards staff -- following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). Published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, the st
EurekAlert
added Jun 15, 2017 00:05
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Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A court in north-western Bizerte town sentenced the man to one month in jail for "public indecency". The ruli
BBC Online
added Jun 14, 2017 22:53
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[Africa] Tunisia: man facing jail for smoking during Ramadan

International human rights law and the Tunisian constitution both guarantee the right to freedom of conscience and the freedom of religion. Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which protects the right to freedom of tho
Amnesty International UK (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:52
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[Colorado] Denver Hearing to be held on allowing marijuana smoking in public

Smoking marijuana in local businesses such as coffee shops or bookstores could be the new norm in Denver very soon. Residents can weigh in on the idea on Tuesday night during a public hearing downtown. The four-year pilot program would allow businesses
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:25
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[Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

ealth Minister, who launched the LI on Wednesday, said the Ministry had tasked itself to strengthen health polices especially those related to tobacco, and would ensure that they were included among the key policies on its agenda. The Ministry, she said,
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:31
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