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A. In public areas of health care facilities and hospitals, as defined in Section 1250 of the California Health and Safety Code, including waiting rooms, public hallways and lobbies, all smoking is prohibited, except in specially designated smoking areas, which may be all or part of a public area.
B. Every publicly or privately owned health care facility, including hospitals, shall make a reasonable effort to determine preference and to assign patients placed in rooms occupied by two or more patients according to the patient's individual nonsmoking or smoking preference.
C. In rooms and areas occupied by two or more patients, smoking shall be prohibited for hospital staff, visitors and the general public. “STAFF AND VISITOR SMOKING PROHIBITED” signs shall be conspicuously posted in such areas. (Ord. 4678 § 1 (part); March 18, 1986.)