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[California] NEWORTH: Laughing Matters / Smoke and mirrors

So, despite warnings from the American Cancer Society and the Environmental Protection Agency that second-hand smoke causes lung cancer (is that all?), and despite the fact that only 10.7 percent of Santa Monicans smoke, our fair city doesn't have a smok
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Aug 3, 2012 09:07
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[Michigan] Belleville couple gets in secondhand smoke battle with landlord

Tenants call Ruth to the Rescue for help in battle with Belleville landlord . . . The attorney said it could be a landmark case if the court were to decide second hand smoke makes a property unlivable.
WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Jun 21, 2012 20:35
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[Canada] 'Haze of smoke': Ottawa tenant frustrated by second-hand marijuana smoke

She wants her landlord, Urbandale, to take action. “The landlord has to take into account, and they should be taking into account, how it affects the people that don’t do drugs and that don’t smoke cigarettes, and they’re not doing enough for us,” Azar
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:38
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New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27
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Austria issues unprecedented balcony smoking ban

For the first time, the Austrian Supreme Court has ruled on when and where someone is permitted to smoke in their own home. According to the court’s decision, from now on a Viennese man is not allowed to smoke on his balcony or with the windows open from
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:55
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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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[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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