Failure of hospital employees to comply with smoke-free policy is associated with nicotine dependence and motives for smoking: a descriptive cross-sectional study at a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom
- ONLY 100% SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENTS ADEQUATELY PROTECT FROM DANGERS OF SECOND-HAND SMOKE. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p372
The article reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested all countries to make indoor public places and workplaces 100% smoke-free with the release of its new policy recommendations on protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. According to the author, exposure to...
- ONLY 100% SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENTS ADEQUATELY PROTECT FROM DANGERS OF SECOND-HAND SMOKE. // Central European Journal of Public Health;2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p128
The article reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has signalled the need for countries to make all indoor public places and workplaces 100% smoke-free with its new policy recommendations on protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. It says that exposure to second-hand...
- The Impact of Smoke-Free Workplaces on Declining Cigarette Consumption in Australia and the United States. Chapman, Simon; Borland, Ron; Scollo, Michelle; Brownson, Ross C.; Dominello, Amanda; Woodward, Stephen // American Journal of Public Health;Jul99, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p1018
Objectives. This study estimates the contribution of smoke-free work-places to the recent national declines in cigarette consumption in Australia and the United States. Methods. Nineteen studies of the impact of smoke-free workplaces on workday cigarette consumption were reviewed. The number and...
- Environmental Tobacco Smoke Concentrations in No-Smoking and Smoking Sections of Restaurants. Lambert, William E.; Samet, Jonathan M.; Spengler, John D. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep93, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p1339
To characterize the effectiveness of a local ordinance that restricts smoking in restaurants to one third of the seating area, this study made simultaneous measurements of two markers of environmental tobacco smoke, respirable suspended particles and nicotine, in the smoking and no-smoking...
- Multiunit housing residentsâ€™ experiences and attitudes toward smoke-free policies. King, Brian A.; Cummings, K. Michael; Mahoney, Martin C.; Juster, Harlan R.; Hyland, Andrew J. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jun2010, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p598
Introduction:: Secondhand smoke (SHS) causes significant disease and death. A personâ€™s home represents a prominent source of SHS, and the potential for exposure is elevated among those who live in close proximity to smokers in multiunit housing (MUH). This study assessed the prevalence...
- Hospital gets smoking ban. // Employee Benefits;May2005, p8
Introduces a complete smoking ban by Ipswich Hospital in its premises in London, England. Response of the hospital on the government's recent White Paper on health; Inclusion of the hospital staff and visitors in the ban.
- Editorial. Smoke and mirrors: clearing the air to expose the tactics of the tobacco industry. McKee, M // European Journal of Public Health;Sep2000, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p161
Editorial. Comments on the landmark agreement between the representatives of 26 European countries attending a World Health Organization working group on the need to eliminate exposure to tobacco smoke pollution. Recommendations of the Working Group; Research funded by the tobacco industry.
- WHO Lifts Hong Kong Restriction. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/27/2003, Vol. 185 Issue 106, p13
Reports on the decision of the United Nations World Health Organization to lift travel restrictions imposed on Hong Kong, China.
- ONLY 5.4% OF WORLD'S POPULATION COVERED BY COMPREHENSIVE SMOKE-FREE LAWS. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Dec2009, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p567
The article reports that only 5.4% of the world population were addressed by the comprehensive smoke-free laws in 2008 compared to the 3.1% in 2007 based on the World Health Organization (WHO) report. It mentions that 154 million more people are no longer exposed to the dangers of tobacco smoke...