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[California] Walnut Creek council to consider secondhand smoke ordinance Tuesday

For years Walnut Creek has received a notorious "F" grade from the American Lung Association when it comes to overall tobacco control. But the City Council will consider new regulations at its meeting Tuesday night that could eventually put it in line wi
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jun 14, 2013 19:47

[California] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free zone

the ordinance could be seen as a criminalization of smoking altogether. The city should consider telling apartment landlords to designate certain areas for smokers so that they do not impact the health of unheeding residents but can still choose to smoke.
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Jun 10, 2013 10:09

Fact Sheet: Disclosure of Smoking Policies in Multi-Unit Housing

This fact sheet explains the concept of a smoking policy disclosure ordinance or statute, and reviews benefits and concerns that authorities might want to keep in mind when considering such measures.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 19:08

[UK] 90% of South West homes are smoke-free

NEW figures have revealed almost 90% of homes in the South West are smoke-free. The latest figures, published as part of the Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign, show 87% of homes in the region are smoke free – up from 78% just two years ago.
This is the West (uk)
added Jun 5, 2013 09:01

[Ireland] Smoking at home may cause as many fatalities as road crashes

The research entitled ‘Indoor Air Pollution’ shows the concentration of damaging particulates in the air in the homes of those who smoke indoors was six times higher than the World Health Organisation’s recommendation for general outdoor air quality.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 21, 2013 12:22

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoke-free policy cuts risks, costs

The St. Cloud HRA's vote to do that as of Oct. 1 puts it ahead of most of its peers, which is good. Now, as the ban takes effect, the HRA should track changes to see if they do add up to healthier residents and savings for taxpayers.
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added May 8, 2013 06:51

[Wisconsin] New West Salem apartment will be 100 percent smoke-free

When David Birdd started building his new apartment complex, he measured the benefits of opening a smoke-free apartment building versus cleaning up second-hand smoke. "(It's) very potent and it travels," said Birdd, general contractor of Birddseye Develo
WXOW 19 ABC (La Crescent, MN/La Crosse, WI)
added May 7, 2013 02:07

[California] LETTER: All Indoor Smoking in Shared Housing Should Be Banned in Berkeley

the goal of ensuring clean, healthy air for everyone, even low-income people, in their own homes is getting shipwrecked for the second time in two years by the same dubious concern. The rent board, perhaps out of concern about looking unfriendly to landl
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added May 4, 2013 14:00

Pfizer Canada Inc. | Up in smoke: Smoking in the home can lower resale value by tens of thousands

. A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29 per cent;1 with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario2 this may mean a loss
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:09

[Asia] 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 Apr 17, 2013 07:21
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