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[California] Los Angeles launches campaign to promote benefits of smoke-free apartments

A three-year campaign to urge landlords to switch to smoke-free apartments kicked off Wednesday in Los Angeles, where results of a study show 82 percent of renters would support such policies in their buildings. Billboards and signs placed in bus shelte
Los Angeles Daily News
added Apr 7, 2016 20:12

[California] Majority of L.A. tenants favor smoke-free apartments, but 80 percent of units are still not protected

UCLA publishes two new studies, helps launch citywide effort to promote new policies
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:24

Infant Ear Infections Becoming Less Common

The study didn't dig into the reasons for the decline. But experts say the credit likely goes to certain childhood vaccines, rising rates of breast-feeding and the drop in Americans' smoking rate.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 28, 2016 15:34

Mom's Smoking May Raise Later-Life COPD Risk

Middle-aged smokers who grew up with mothers who had smoked heavily (more than 20 cigarettes per day) had a nearly three-fold greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than those with much less secondhand smoke exposure duri
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2016 22:28

[New York] Manhattan Co-op Resident Wins $120K In Lawsuit Over Secondhand Smoke Infiltration

Judge Arthur Engoron wrote in his decision, "This only saying that if you want to avail yourself of the right to rent out residences, you assume the obligation to insure [sic] that your tenants are not forced to smell and breathe carcinogenic t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Mar 4, 2016 01:01

[New York] Public Housing Agencies Seek More Time to Enact Smoking Ban

Officials with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said they had heard from the agencies, public health organizations and residents in more than 1,000 comments received over 60 days on a proposed federal rule to ban smoking inside pub
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:49

[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04

Health groups call for e-smoking ban in public housing

With the comment period closing, dozens of health groups on Tuesday urged HUD to extend the smoking ban to e-cigarettes and make sure the rules apply not only to future residents but also current residents. “There is no safe level of secondhand smoke ex
The Hill
added Jan 20, 2016 03:15

This Is Why You Don't Want To Move In After a Smoker

if you’re searching for a new home or apartment, ask questions. "Always require that your real estate or rental agent discloses if previous owners or renters smoked," Matt says—and avoid the ones where smokers lived.
added Jan 15, 2016 22:54

What Causes Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers?

While smoking is known to be the most prominent risk factor for lung cancer, people that do not have a history of smoking can still be affected by the disease. There are several other causes of lung cancer than can increase an individual’s risk of lung ca
added Jan 15, 2016 01:48
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