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Mayor Bloomberg to ban New Yorkers smoking in their OWN homes

secret new documents reveal. Community groups will be sent out to convince landlords and tenants across the city to turn their private buildings into smoke-free zones, according to the documents seen by the New York Post. The community groups would 'wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 16:11
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[Australia] Highrise smoking bans on horizon

SMOKERS are being banned from lighting up on balconies in a move that could soon extend to apartments, making many highrise buildings smoke-free. Buildings in Main Beach, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach already have bans in place and many more are consi
Gold Coast Bulletin (au)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:19
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[California] COLBY: Santa Cruz allows disabled woman to be smoked out then publishes Fair Housing pamphlet

little more than a year ago, between May and June 2011, the City of Santa Cruz discriminated against my sister Patricia Colby at the Mission Gardens Apartments by denying her a reasonable accommodation for the effects of secondhand tobacco smoke used by r
San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
added Jul 22, 2012 13:51
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[Canada] Smoking issues plague condo corporations

Condominium corporations have a duty to accommodate residents who have sensitivity to second-hand cigarette smoke, according to a recent decision of the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal. Corporations who fail in their duty may well be subject to pe
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 20, 2012 16:21
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[California] Oakwood Apartments, Woodland Hills tenant battle over smoking

John Birke has fought Oakwood for several years, saying they shouldn't allow smokers around the common areas. Oakwood is trying to evict him for challenging smokers around the complex.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Jul 17, 2012 07:33
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More

Such delays are not uncommon with new presidents...And certain measures are still going into effect as the Trump administration gets underway, including one that prohibits smoking in public housing nationwide as of Feb. 3.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2017 20:32
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04
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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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KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42
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