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[South Carolina] A 250-Year-Old Plantation Hits the Market for $9.5 Million

“The [Waddell] family only came there on weekends to shoot, when duck season was on,” Constance says. “It needed a lot of love.” The house reeked of tobacco smoke (the walls and ceilings had tobacco smoke stains), and the plaster walls were flaking.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:44
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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Sophie Turner takes a vaping break before romantic lunch date with fiancé Joe Jonas in New York City

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:35
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On Remand From Florida, Supreme Court, Tobacco Plaintiffs Win Punitives ($$)

The adult children of a smoker who died in 1994 of lung cancer were awarded $300,000 in punitive damages on July 30, five years after winning a $6 million compensatory damages verdict in their case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (Phil J. Marotta, as p
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 2, 2018 23:11
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[New York] Public housing goes smoke-free

Some, however, are not happy about the policy. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video, said 25 feet from her building is "basically in the middle of the street. "So that means I pay rent here a
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 2, 2018 18:31
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NEW YORK CITY COMPLETELY BANS SMOKING IN PUBLIC HOUSING

ThinkProgress, a progressive news site, said that smoking bans in public housing was essentially, “nannying the poor.” From a blog post at ThinkProgress: “…people who are eligible for public services of various kinds still have to contend with a variety
Black Enterprise
added Aug 2, 2018 18:30
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[North Carolina] Residents question new anti-smoking policy at HAWS properties; say ban infringes on rights

The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem has implemented a smoke-free policy at its nine properties, in line with a federal policy that took effect Tuesday. But many residents are opposed to the policy, saying the agency is infringing on their rights. Som
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 2, 2018 04:24
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[Ohio] Deadline near for public housing resident to embrace indoor no-smoking policy

Gina Wells has to take a walk. "This is the area that I'm supposed to smoke in," Wells said, describing a space dozens of feet from buildings at the College Hill Apartments in Batavia. When she moved in to her federally subsidized apartment one month ag
WLWT-5 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Aug 2, 2018 04:21
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking for transport­ van drivers

Yet, it took me five months of advocating for my son with asthma to obtain a nonsmoking driver, and a smoke-free van. It is important to know that once the drivers get in their vehicle, they are not allowed to smoke until their shift ends.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Aug 2, 2018 00:39
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[Kentucky] Residents frustrated as public housing smoking ban takes effect

Residents at Northtown Terrace in Jeffersonville pulled out the flyers left by housing officials at their homes in June, detailing ways to quit smoking and explaining about the new ban. "Honestly, it's ludicrous," Kevon Nelson, a longtime resident at No
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:34
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