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[Oman] Headway in appeal of eviction over smoking at home

A German smoker made headway yesterday in his court appeal of an eviction from his apartment over the heavy fug his habit was causing in the building. The Dusseldorf judges said the eviction notice to Friedhelm Adolfs, 75, was invalid due to a legal techn
Oman Observer (om)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:38
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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[Massachusetts] Smoking to be banned outside Springfield public housing

For residents of public housing owned by the Springfield Housing Authority , smoking has been banned inside their apartments for the last year. Now, they will no longer be able to smoke outside as well. Starting next week, smoking will be banned on all S
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 27, 2013 15:09
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Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2013 10:56
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[California] Let 'em smoke, Santa Monica

A plan to bar new renters from smoking inside their apartments and condos goes too far. The City Council should vote no.
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 23, 2012 18:10
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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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[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54
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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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[Canada] Pot-smoking neighbour complaint is about courtesy: Ethically Speaking

you shouldn’t have to endure purple haze drifting across your front lawn, any more than you should put up with a neighbour’s tobacco smoke, McDonald’s wrappers or beer bottles. Pot smokers need to understand that we are entering a sensitive new phase in
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 9, 2016 02:36
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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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