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[Florida] After Jan. 1, smoking banned in Hillsborough public housing; already the rule in Pinellas

But beginning Jan. 1, the 47-year-old will be banned from lighting up in his home and even on his porch because of a new federal rule to make public housing across the United States smoke-free. "I hate it. You can't sit in your house and smoke; you can'
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Dec 4, 2016 21:32
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[Caribbean] Jamaicans warned about third-hand smoke

In an interview with JIS News, Senior Medical Officer (SMO) at the National Chest Hospital, Dr Terry Baker, said that third-hand smoke presents risks that were not previously identified in medical research. “Information about third-hand smoke is relativ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 4, 2016 20:58

[New York] Smoking ban to affect local public housing

“I wish I had never picked up a Newport cigarette,” he said. So Hinton has no problem with a new federal policy that will affect more than 940,000 public-housing units nationwide, including those at Mullins. On Wednesday, Julian Castro, the U.S. Depart
Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record
added Dec 4, 2016 20:55
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[Ohio] HUD smoking ban lights fire under CMHA smokers to quit

Some of Seals' smoking buddies already have started scheming ways to beat the ban, such as smoking in the bathroom with the shower running and towels stuffed under the door. But Seals doesn't plan to join them. He has committed to quitting. "I'm just s
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 4, 2016 20:54
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[Pennsylvania] Erie Housing Authority to seek federal guidance on new smoking ban

The Erie Housing Authority is determining how it will enforce a new federal rule that bans smoking in public housing units nationwide. Deputy Director Michael Fraley said the authority will seek guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Dev
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 4, 2016 20:53

[New York] EDITORIAL: Team Obama’s last meddle in Americans’ private lives

Yes, smoking is an unhealthy choice. But the choice to do what you will with your own body remains a . . . personal right. At least the flukes of 2016 didn’t bring us a President Mike Bloomberg, or we’d be looking at mandated regular kale smoothies.
New York Post
added Dec 4, 2016 17:16
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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

IV. Responses to Comments... Commenters also asked HUD for additional insight into their rationale for a 25-foot perimeter. A group of commenters, however, supported the perimeter and even requested that HUD expand the outdoor restrictions. Some state
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:59
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Alaska Preparing To Ban Smoking In Public Housing By Next Spring

It doesn’t apply to electronic cigarettes, but the state is leaning towards eliminating those as well. Smoking marijuana in public housing is a federal offense regardless of state law. Stone says that the reason Alaska’s ban would come early is because
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:51

[Minnesota] New smoke-free rule protects public housing

Minnesota is well positioned to offer smoke-free living to all public housing residents. Most of Minnesota’s public housing agencies already have some smoking restrictions for their buildings or grounds. Through the Statewide Health Improvement Program (
Hometown Focus (Virginia, MN)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:49

BAHR: Will the Public Housing Smoking Ban Include Electronic Cigarettes? Let's hope not.

HUD also allows that it could revise its prohibition to include e-cigarettes if evidence shows that doing so "will, for example, result in significant maintenance savings." This marks another opaque metric that, if applied broadly and strictly, could lea
Weekly Standard
added Dec 2, 2016 22:34
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