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[Canada] Another win for non-smokers

The Weitzels dropped their BC Human Rights complaint against their chain-smoking neighbour after he agreed to install an expensive exhaust fan in his suite and now their strata complex has voted for a “no smoking allowed” bylaw last month.
Langley (BC) Times (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:37
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[Canada] White Rock residents' claim of discrimination of second-hand smoke dismissed

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision has dismissed ... claimed the smoke at their subsidized White Rock residence had worsened their existing physical or mental disabilities ...Crescent Housing Society ... failed to reasonably accommodate their disabili
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:17
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[Canada] Transition to smoke-free environments can create conflict: Coady

Wells, who suffers from several health conditions, including COPD and asthma, currently lives across the hallway from one of those smokers who is exempt from the 2009 policy. Wells has been trying to convince Newfoundland and Labrador Housing to reverse
Western Star (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 09:44
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[Canada] Backyard smoking angers Maple Ridge family

A Maple Ridge couple is calling for new legislation to protect their family and their home from second-hand smoke from their neighbour's backyard. Wendell and Rena Krossa say they are frustrated by smoke blowing over into their home from their neighbour
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 16, 2012 17:53
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-Free Housing Policy (PDF)

1. Smoking is not permitted in Housing Authority buildings, including apartments, in accordance with the following guidelines.
York Housing Authority
added Jun 13, 2012 12:04
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[Canada] Make more apartments smoke-free, group tells government

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C. is calling on the provincial government to increase the supply of 100 percent smoke-free apartments and condos. Clean Air Coalition director Jack Boomer says too many people live with second-hand smoke because apartment a
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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[Canada] Back Chat

Readers weren't supportive of a request by the Krossa family of Maple Ridge for a new municipal bylaw that would ban smokers from allowing smoke to drift onto neighbouring properties. Smokers on private property should have rights, most said.
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Jul 19, 2012 14:10
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HUD, HHS AND HEALTH GROUPS ANNOUNCE NEW SMOKE-FREE HOUSING TOOLS

Toolkits help federally assisted housing managers to adopt smoke-free policies
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jun 20, 2012 16:11
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[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43
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