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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[Massachusetts] Easton Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments

commissioners voted recently to institute a smoking ban inside housing units and common areas at all of the authority’s properties. Sharpe, 67, has smoked for about 30 years. “Seven years I’ve lived here and been able to smoke, now all of a sudden, boom,
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added May 5, 2015 09:02
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[Canada] Owner's indoor smoking a potentially cloudy issue

you would have to prove the breach in court....if there are any issues with respect to ventilation, this may be the responsibility of the condominium corporation. Be careful what you ask for, as you may get it, along with a big special assessment fee.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 4, 2015 16:55
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[Massachusetts] KEOUGH: The plight of the Smoking Man

For years, I was a smoker and didn’t think much about its effect on my health, let alone others’... Banthin sympathizes with those affected by bans. He advises landlords and other stakeholders on how to implement a no-smoking rule. Part of that includes e
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 30, 2015 13:07
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[Michigan] TFLC promotes smoke-free spaces, tobacco-free living for young children

Packets of information are assembled each spring – with the help of coalition members and volunteers – for distribution to children and families in Chippewa County and in the Sault Tribe service area. Each packet contains information about protecting chil
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Apr 27, 2015 23:41
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[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10
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[California] Orinda looks at snuffing out smoke

City leaders agreed this week to develop an ordinance to stamp out smoking in outdoor dining areas and public events, and create smoke-free housing in existing apartments and condominiums. If approved, the ordinance would restrict smoking in areas beyon
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 25, 2015 11:21
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[Vermont] Call for smoking buffer zone sparks debate in Rutland

Concerned for the health of his son and the overall appearance of the apartment complex, Jalbert took his concerns to the city. He asked Rutland City's Board of Aldermen for an ordinance banning smoking near multiunit apartments.
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:34
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[UK] Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke

StepaRoo, the campaign’s kangaroo mascot, was in the city this week to take children across seven musical steps highlighting the need to be at least seven steps away from homes when smoking. Parents are also encouraged not to smoke in confined spaces suc
Morley Observer (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:18
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