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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society celebrating ruling protecting SK renters from second-hand smoke exposure

Canadian Cancer Society’s Donna Paseichnik speaks about the second hand smoke ruling for Saskatchewan tenants at the CCS office in downtown Regina. “This is probably one of the most important things, professionally, that I have done, personally,” said P
CKRM – 620 (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:44
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[Canada] New ruling protects Sask. renters from second-hand smoke

The ruling, made by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, can apply to any housing authorities or landlords in the province. It first came down in March 2017, but wasn’t made official until the appeal was dismissed last month. Three tenants had brou
CJME News Talk 980 AM (Regina, SAS) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:40

[Canada] VIDEO: Ruling gives renters protection from secondhand smoke

The Saskatchewan Office of Residential Tenancies has ruled in favour of four tenants who live in three buildings operated by the Regina Housing Authority. The tenants complained to their landlord about secondhand smoke coming into their units from neighb
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:39

[Canada] Case establishes right to protection for all tenants from harmful second-hand smoke

a court has upheld the right of tenants to be free from “unreasonable” second-hand smoke — even in a building that allows smoking. The case stems from complaints four tenants of Regina Housing Authority buildings brought to the Office of Residential Ten
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[Canada] Saskatchewan tenants have the right to be protected from second-hand smoke

Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) in Saskatchewan gives renters the right to be protected from second-hand smoke exposure in their homes. The ORT ordered the landlord, the Regina Housing Authority (RHA), to compensate tenants of three different apart
Global News (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

CARBON monoxide, lead, arsenic and benzene are poisons that most of us go out of our way to avoid. But this is the toxic cocktail in tobacco smoke inhaled by smokers and potentially their families in the home and car. That’s the warning from Fresh as th
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:37
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

“Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign re-launches this week. The campaign encourages smokers to quit or take it outside, ensuring children and grandchildren are not regularly exposed to smoke in indoor spaces. Figures from the British Thoracic Society in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36

VIDEO: Public housing to become smoke-free zones in southern Nevada

A policy affecting thousands of families will start this summer. There will be no more smoking allowed in public housing. A new policy was voted through last night by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, that would make public housing smoke-f
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:36
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[New Zealand] Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

Exposure to smoking in the home has become more strongly associated with adolescent smoking over time and is an increasingly important risk factor at the population level (independent of parental smoking), particularly for Māori.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[Canada] Ban pot in apartments: Health unit

The local health unit is throwing its support behind the City of Ottawa’s public health agency... Yves Décoste is the tobacco program coordinator at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, said they throw their full support behind this ban
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:31
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