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[Kentucky] LANGLEY: Smoke and mirrors: N.Ky. poll is suspect

the poll was conducted and sponsored by entities that have consistently opposed smoke-free ordinances. Of larger concern, however, is that only households with landlines were included
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 1, 2015 16:52

[Iowa] Parents of newborn question what to do about smoking neighbors

The smoking ban at Hubbell Realty's brand-new Broadway Heights apartments in far northeast Des Moines is nothing unusual....managers are still trying to find the smoker. Hubbell, she said, has decided to put weather stripping around all the apartment doo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 1, 2015 10:08

[Massachusetts] Sharon Housing Authority's complexes going smoke-free

The Sharon Housing Authority has announced that it will become a smoke-free housing complex as of April 1. Smoking will be allowed at designated outside locations for the first few months.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:34

CHANGE IS IN THE AIR / An Action Guide for Establishing Smoke-Free Public Housing and Multifamily Properties (PDF)

the movement of secondhand smoke between units cannot be controlled in multifamily buildings.* Research has shown that ventilation and other air filtration technologies cannot eliminate the health risks caused by secondhand smoke exposure.2 HUD also suppo
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 28, 2015 11:38

[Minnesota] School leaders seek to expand smoke-free plan

The University’s Office for Off-Campus Housing is partnering with the Minneapolis Health Department and Live Smoke Free to ask landlords in the area to update their leases to include a smoke-free policy.
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:06

[Canada] The final frontier: smoking bans in apartments, condos

The private home is one of the last places where Canadians can indiscriminately light up a cigarette without risking breaking the law. And a growing number of people would like that to change. Specifically, people who live in apartments, condominiums and
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2015 13:56

Analysis: Possible relationship between secondhand smoke and caries in kids

A possible causal relationship may exist between secondhand smoke (SHS) and caries in the primary dentition in children, according to a review of studies recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (December
added Jan 27, 2015 06:42

Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36
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[California] A higher bar for East Bay cities anti-smoking grades

Pleasant Hill, Fremont and Martinez were once at the forefront of tobacco control efforts among East Bay cities. But in the past few years, other cities -- including Walnut Creek and Richmond -- have passed tougher laws, raising the bar for all others.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:28

Singapore man fined $15,800 for throwing cigarette butts out his window

Authorities in Singapore announced a fine of more than $15,000 was imposed on a litterbug caught on camera tossing cigarette butts from his high-rise window. The National Environment Agency announced the 38-year-old man was ordered to pay $15,836 after in
added Jan 23, 2015 17:58
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