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[Australia] SA smokers drive spike in house fires

South Australian smokers aren't getting the message. Emergency Services Minister Tony Piccolo says SA firefighters have battled more than 500 cigarette-related house blazes in the past three years. And SA is on track to double its average number of cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:32
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[New York] When Smoke Gets in Your Closet Fireplaces

I share a wall with a neighbor in the co-op who has a working fireplace....Your apartment is not an ashtray for your neighbor... Report the situation to the Department of Buildings, the Fire Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Develo
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 11:22
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[California] Locals Are Responding To Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Ads For Smokefree Housing | Walnut Creek, CA Patch

"Bay Area residents want their city councils and boards of supervisors to adopt similar laws,"...Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ad
Patch.org
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29
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[Canada] Bans don’t help smokers quit

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, in which a team that included Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia found no significant change in home habits in the aftermath of a ban. But the measures could have an impact in more complex ways.
Concordia University (ca)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:15
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[Colorado] Can a Condominium Association Ban Smoking in an Individual Unit? | Levenfeld Pearlstein

smoking restrictions are becoming more and more common. If an association uses proper protocols and fairly basic application of state property laws, owners who'd like to smoke in their units may soon discover their fellow unit owners can stop them from do
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 2, 2015 11:59
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[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL: Ban smoking at work and multi-unit dwellings

Two ways that Payne County can lead the way in shifting the norms regarding tobacco use is in the area of worksites and multi-unit properties. If you are an owner or manager of a local business, adopting, implementing and enforcing a policy designating al
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Mar 1, 2015 16:31
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:37
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Study: High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a U
EurekAlert
added Feb 27, 2015 10:33
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[California] San Mateo aiming for smoke ban: City Council prioritizes addressing secondhand smoke in apartments

Confronted by increasing complaints about the harmful impacts of smoking in apartment buildings, the City Council officially stepped on board in considering protective measures during its annual goal-setting study session Wednesday night.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 09:35
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