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El Camino Hospitals now smoke-free zones

Original post made on Jul 6, 2009

El Camino Hospitals — there are two of them now, one in Mountain View and one in Los Gatos — have officially become smoke-free zones thanks to a board resolution to eliminate all designated smoking areas there.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 6, 2009, 11:47 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Dog Walker, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jul 6, 2009 at 3:48 pm

Interesting that El Camino Hospital's no smoking policy went into effect and just this morning (7/6) one of the construction workers was torching one up in the parking lot as I walked by with my dogs. Seems they need to pass the information on to their contractors.


Posted by Old Ben, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:17 am

Anybody notice any decline in respiratory ailments since this anti-smoking nonsense started back in 1985? No? I thought not. You can get away from my cigarette smoke, but I can't get away from the microwave bath that enables your silly cell phones...


Posted by cough cough, a resident of another community
on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:40 am

Ever since smoking has declined in the U.S., heart disease and lung cancer have dropped off precipitously. There is no debate on this.

That said, I think they should just outlaw smoking altogether or leave us adults alone to make our own decisions. No smoking in bars? Dumb.


Posted by Old Ben, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:37 pm

I don't drive. What gives you the right to pollute my lungs for your convenience?


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