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Snuffing out smoking in public housing in Massachusetts

A bill pending in the House would require local housing authorities to designate at least one housing development as smoke-free. The bill, filed by Rep. Theodore Speliotis, D-Danvers, would also require smaller housing authorities managing fewer than 10
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2014 09:17

[New York] Brooklyn man stabs his friend to death after arguing over cigarettes, dumps his body in storage container: cops

Cops arrested Joshua Simser, 24, who allegedly had a spat with Raphael Sanchez, over smoking Saturday inside his home on E. 54th St. in Flatlands. Simser is charged with murder. He stabbed Sanchez several times before tying him up
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2014 16:08

[Ohio] Smoking grandma would rather move than quit

Beulah – her friends call her Billie – is 89 years old, and she is still smoking. ... She will take her Doral cigarettes and her ashtrays with her. And her little dog, too. Occupants of the AHEPA 127 apartments are low-income seniors who pay reduced rent
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 21, 2014 11:29

[New York] Binghamton Housing Authority Goes Smoke Free

No smoking is allowed inside of apartments at the Carlisle and Saratoga housing complexes. Residents or visitors who want to smoke must now be 25 feet away from the buildings. A building at North Shore Towers is also smoke free. After three violations,
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Apr 18, 2014 10:09

[California] Corte Madera votes to ban smoking, e-cigarette use in multifamily housing units

Corte Madera has become the first Marin community to explicitly ban the use of e-cigarettes in multifamily housing units and public spaces. Town Council members Tuesday voted 3-1, with Councilman Michael Lappert dissenting and Councilwoman Diane Furst ab
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:02

[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50

[North Dakota] Tobacco control group promoting smoke-free apartments

North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy is promoting smoke-free apartments. The center has launched an education campaign encouraging smoke-free housing policies.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 11:25

[North Dakota] BISMARCK, N.D.: State launches campaign against secondhand smoke

North Dakota health officials are launching a campaign against secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing. The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy says the campaign encourages the implementation of smoke-free housing policies to pro
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 8, 2014 10:19

[Massachusetts] Smoking bans being considered for public housing

At the start of this year, the nearly 300 apartments and duplexes overseen by the Danvers Housing Authority went smoke-free. By July, smoking won’t be allowed anywhere on the Danvers properties. The Marblehead Housing Authority will impose a total smo
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Apr 7, 2014 16:53

Switzerland apartment bans perfume, cell phones and smoking

The $6.9 million building in Zurich, Switzerland, houses 15-units and is for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. It gives them an isolated environment where they can live in peace without headache-inducing smells
New York Daily News
added Apr 7, 2014 16:20
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