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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

A Singapore Smoker Was Fined $15,000 For Throwing Cigarette Butts Out Of A Window

Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine. The man was fined S$600 per cigarette for the first 33 offences, and ordered to do comm
added Jan 23, 2015 11:38

[New York] CB 1 talks public health, licenses

Phil Konigsberg, a CB 7 member, asked the board to consider endorsing a measure prohibiting smoking in multi-unit apartment buildings...he was inspired by Staten Island Community Board 3, which was the first in the city to pass a smoke-free resolution and
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2015 11:27

Germany's smokers could face 'smoking timetable' on their own balcony

Smokers in Germany could be forced to observe a timetable on their own balcony if their smoking causes sufficient discomfort to their neighbours, following a court ruling
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:52

[California] Controversial Folsom Smoking Ban Would Extend To Apartments

Howell is arguing against the city’s proposed expanded smoking ban. “I think it’s the government reaching too far into people’s choices,” she said. “And there are probably lots of other communities in the U.S. that think this is perfectly acceptable. I ju
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 20, 2015 21:47

[California] City Council Proposes Banning Smoking in Private Homes

city councilmembers in Folsom, CA, a suburb of Sacramento, prepared to expand the city’s smoking ban to include private property, such as apartment residences and restaurant patios. The city’s smoking ban currently prohibits cigarette use in all public a
Heartland Institute
added Jan 20, 2015 19:32

[UK-Wales] Higher cot death risk around smokers, report finds

Out of 45 deaths looked at in detail, 25 infants were in smoking homes. The Public Health Wales report found the rate of smoking among parents was "alarmingly high" and highlighted the importance of smoke-free environments.
BBC Online
added Jan 20, 2015 12:05
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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Smokers have rights - but so do health workers

Because when you're benefiting from the State, in this case by the attendance of visiting health care workers, it's not unreasonable for them to expect you to put the fags away while they are doing their job.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:05
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