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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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[California] Levels of Nicotine in Dust From Homes of Smokeless Tobacco Users

we conclude that children living with smokeless tobacco users may be exposed to nicotine and other constituents of tobacco via contact with contaminated dust and household surfaces.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2013 10:52
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[Maryland] KASS: A second-hand lesson in dealing with a smoking neighbor

the burden of proof was on Schuman to prove actual harm, and not -- as the court suggested -- "just from an admittedly offensive odor." ... If you are in a similar situation with a tobacco-smoking neighbor in your community association, here are some ste
Washington Post
added Jul 19, 2013 15:17
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A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California

successfully securing voluntary smoke-free MUH policy required a strategic but flexible plan of implementation prior to entrance into the field. Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viabilit
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2013 03:08
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