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Tobacco Use Banned at Samaritan Medical Center

| January 27, 2012

cheapest sobranie cigarettesThe medical executive committee at Samaritan brought a petition to the hospital’s board of commissioners in May to make the Samaritan campus smoke-free and the measure had the board’s approval, said Irwin. Samaritan Hospital and Pioneer Medical Center’s ban on tobacco use goes into effect Nov. 17. Tobacco use is already prohibited within the medical facilities themselves, but the new ban extends to the entire property at Samaritan and Pioneer, including parked cars in their parking lots, said Dr. James Irwin, a member of the committee that recommended the ban.