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[Canada] Smoker-Rights Battle Heads To B.C. Supreme Court

a bitter battle between a Langley strata council and Paul Aradi, a man who says he should have the right to smoke in his own condo, is headed to B.C. Supreme Court. The strata filed a petition against the 70-year-old army veteran this week. They want a
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:26
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, Goldstein argues

Goldstein argues his point in an essay published in the Point/Counterpoint feature in the March/April 2015 issue of Annals of Family Medicine. “Purposeful and recurrent exposure of children to secondhand smoke by a parent is as abusive as many other comm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Mar 10, 2015 13:31
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Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36
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Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study.
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2014 17:05
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Ask Real Estate: Following the Smoke / Trail Advice on Smells, Noises and Raising the Rent

The next time you smell it, step outside your door to see if you notice anything, or call the superintendent immediately and have him try to trace it while it’s fresh. The board could hire a forensic engineer to investigate how smoke travels through apar
New York Times
added May 30, 2014 14:50
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[Virginia] Tenants Upset After E-Cigarettes Banned By Section 8 Housing

Tenants are blowing off steam, after receiving a notice sent out by the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority. It details its ban on smoking. According to the notice, tenants living in the J.R. Polly Limeweaver Apartment complex are not allowe
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:08
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[California] Total Smoking Bans Work Better Than Halfway Measures

Total smoking bans in homes and cities greatly increase the likelihood that smokers will cut back or quit, according to a new study. "When there's a total smoking ban in the home, we found that smokers are more likely to reduce tobacco consumption and at
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2013 01:34
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[UK] There is NO clear link between passive smoking and lung cancer, scientists claim

* Scientists from Stanford University claim only people living with a smoker for over 30 years might be more likely to develop lung cancer * The research, which studied 76,000 women, adds to a body of evidence that argues there is no link between second-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 19, 2013 18:49
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[Canada] Condo Culture: Buyer beware when it comes to smoking in common areas

check the condo bylaws, declarations, rules and regulations before you purchase, not after. If you do decide to go ahead with the purchase, to be safe, you must specifically make that concern a condition in your agreement of purchase and sale. Unless you
National Post (ca)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:27
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[Singapore] 1,200 hauled up for flouting smoking ban

Over five months from April to August, nearly 1,200 summonses have been issued to smokers caught lighting up in areas that have recently been put on the Government's "no smoking" list. That works out to eight tickets a day, despite a national effort to
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 4, 2013 11:24
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