Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Households 3,493 headlines found


[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18

[Massachusetts] Public housing is kicking the smoking habit

Oxford, like several other municipal housing authorities in the region, plans to go smoke-free in its two state-assisted housing complexes next spring. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has since 2009 encouraged properties that offer
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Dec 14, 2014 20:13
1 View

[Massachusetts] Marblehead Housing Authority smoking ban set to take effect

set to go into effect Dec. 31. Once in place, tenants, their guests and visitors will be prohibited from smoking anything, including e-cigarettes, on all eight local Housing Authority properties, including inside tenant units. Reducing negative health con
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:52

Prolonged passive smoking may increase lung cancer risk in women

Women who have never smoked but are exposed to smoking in the home for more than 30 years are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer compared with women without this passive smoking exposure, suggest researchers.
added Dec 4, 2014 20:26

Health impacts of inhalable constituents of thirdhand smoke

a new study assessing the health effects of thirdhand smoke constituents present in indoor air. Looking at levels of more than 50 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and airborne particles for 18 hours after smoking had taken place, they found that thirdha
added Dec 4, 2014 19:40

[Florida] Letter: Smoke free housing

take a short, locally provided survey to let local property managers know whether or not they prefer to live in a smoke-free community or building. Residents can access the brief online survey today, at If you agree with me,
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Dec 4, 2014 19:21

[California] SUBJECT: Proposed Ordinance Amending Town Smoking Regulations to Ban Smoking in Multi-Unit Residences

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce and waive the first reading of the attached proposed ordinance amending the Town's Smoking Regulations to ban smoking in multi-unit residences...Council requested that the ban apply to medical marijuana and ecigarettes.
Town of San Anselmo (CA)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:45
1 View

Indoor pollution a bigger threat in winter

Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56

[New York] Woman says her co-op is trying to boot her for smoking

A Manhattan smoker who’s taken expensive measures to keep the odor of her cigarettes from bothering her Gramercy neighbors says she is dying of cancer — and facing eviction for her habit. Nancy Fray, 62, has lived in a cozy one-bedroom apartment in The Sa
New York Post
added Dec 2, 2014 08:01

[Australia] Smoked out: Andrea Cicholas is fed up with neighbours smoking and wants smoke-free apartment blocks

Andrea Cicholas had to move twice in the past year due to neighbours smoking on balconies in her apartment complex. She is now pushing for smoke-free complexes in Perth.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Dec 1, 2014 18:47
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines