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[Canada] Capital Health's smoke-free policy expands to homes

Capital Health is expanding its no-smoking policy to patients' homes this fall after home-care workers complained about secondhand smoke. Patients are already banned from smoking inside or near Halifax hospitals, but as of Oct. 20 health-care workers wh
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 3, 2014 09:59
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Smokers next door? Let the renter beware in Utah

"Unless it's public housing, there is very little we can do because most apartments are privately owned," said Lori Buttars, spokesman for the Weber-Morgan department. However, smoke-free policies in apartments and condominiums are permitted under feder
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 13, 2014 18:02
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Reducing Children’s Exposure to Secondhand Smoke at Home: A Randomized Trial

Intensive intervention is effective in decreasing children’s exposure to SHS through educating mothers and promoting smoking restrictions at home. However, superiority over minimal intervention to decrease children’s exposure was not statistically signifi
Pediatrics
added Nov 7, 2013 12:46
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[Florida] Housing Authority residents question new smoking ban

In six weeks, the Daytona Beach Housing Authority will ban smoking in all of its residences, including inside Linda Styles' home of six years. She uses a wheelchair and lives on Social Security disability, albeit with a great view from the 11th floor of
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Aug 18, 2013 21:06
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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09
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California lawmakers kill bill to ban smoking inside homes

Assembly Bill 746 would have made California the first state to venture into personal bedrooms and living rooms with smoking restrictions. It targeted condominiums, duplexes and apartments.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 18, 2013 16:17
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[Iowa] Smoked out | Some residents unhappy about owners reversing smoking ban in apartments

Late last year, the apartment complex, which has 57 units for residents age 62 and older who accept Section 8 vouchers, was purchased by Pacific Management Inc. of Chicago. Soon after, tenants say they were informed that the building's no smoking policy
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 4, 2013 10:06
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[California] Editorial: Renters deserve relief from smoking

One person's smoke invading a neighbor's apartment or condo is not just a nuisance in the way that excessive noise at 3 a.m. is a nuisance. It is a health hazard and should not be allowed. Levine is on the right track with AB 746.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 17, 2013 10:27
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[California] DENNEY: Big Tobacco's Unlikely Allies in the Effort to Keep the Poor Hooked on Cigaret

Tens of thousands of nonsmokers die each year because of the “social justice” rock in the road, the oddest allies the tobacco industry ever had.
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Mar 3, 2013 12:42
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[California] Landlords make effort to protect tenants from second-hand smoke

Smoke can easily travel through vents and cracks under doors. Jenna Brinkworth of the Tobacco-Free Coalition educates landlords on how to make the switch.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:01
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