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[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10
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Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
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Singapore man fined $15,800 for throwing cigarette butts out his window

Authorities in Singapore announced a fine of more than $15,000 was imposed on a litterbug caught on camera tossing cigarette butts from his high-rise window. The National Environment Agency announced the 38-year-old man was ordered to pay $15,836 after in
UPI
added Jan 23, 2015 17:58
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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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