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High-Rise Residents Frustrated by Careless Smoking Blaze

Firefighters say that a potentially lethal combination of cigarettes and bottled oxygen could have spelled tragedy as careless smoking led to a fire at a Kansas City high-rise apartment building on Thursday morning. Authorities say that ten families were
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 22, 2012 19:23
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Real Dangers

The latest research, funded by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, was published by the American Chemical Society on March 16. It states that young children are at high risk when they put toys in their mouth that have been exposed to third-hand
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Mar 17, 2014 14:20
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[California] Total Smoking Bans Work Best

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the current
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Dec 19, 2013 10:48
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[Canada] Smoking slashes a home's resale value by nearly 30%: survey

Pfizer Canada surveyed Ontario and Quebec real estate agents about the cost of a home’s resale value and found that having the smell of smoke – which gets absorbed into carpets, walls and ceilings – can lower the sale price by up to 29%. “With an average
National Post (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:16
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Should Smoking be Banned in all Apartments, Condos?

FindLaw blogs
added Jun 2, 2012 22:12
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[California] County endorses law outlawing tobacco smoking in apartments

Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added May 15, 2012 19:20
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[Canada] Here are your rights if you’re getting second-hand smoke in your condo unit.

Owners in my building have placed leaflets on each unit's door handle, advertising a condominium community website. One of the directors has been seen removing the leaflets. Can he do this? The leaflets were obviously placed on the door handles for the
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 9, 2017 18:33
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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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