By: Angela Garrity
The Times UK is reporting that two hospitals in the Midlands are the first in Britain to open vape shops inside of the hospital walls for patients, staff and visitors. The move is part of the efforts to eradicate smoking.
The shops were approved to be ran from inside of the hospitals by Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust. A small number of smoking shelters will remain for vapers.
In this video from Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Chief Executive Toby Lewis sends the message loud and clear about the new smoke free policy that went into effect July 5th.
Imagine the numbers of people who could quit smoking if other countries followed suit?
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