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Increasing the price of a pack and promoting less smoking in the home could help reduce cigarette consumption nationwide, according to research by a team from the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published last week in the American Journal of
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 20, 2013 15:40

UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19

[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03

[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28

[Canada] Bans don’t help smokers quit

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, in which a team that included Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia found no significant change in home habits in the aftermath of a ban. But the measures could have an impact in more complex ways.
Concordia University (ca)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:15

[Wisconsin] Smoke-free apartments are a tough sell locally

RACINE — Focus on Community workers have spent the past year trying to get apartment managers to commit to making their multi-unit buildings smoke-free. It hasn’t been an easy task.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Sep 25, 2013 12:43

[Wisconsin] Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions adopting smoke free policy

An area company is making all of the residential rental properties it manages smoke free starting this spring. Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions in La Crosse decided to make the switch after trying it out on a couple of its buildings last year.
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Oct 17, 2013 03:33

California bill would ban smoking in multi-unit housing

No state ever has ventured into personal bedrooms and living rooms with its smoking restrictions, but California is going even further than that by targeting owner-occupied residences as well as rental units. Specifically, the measure would prohibit lig
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 28, 2013 04:49

[California] Condo owners win secondhand smoke case

After a five-week trial, Superior Court jurors last week awarded a family more than $15,000, finding the condo association and management failed to ensure the non-smoking family's right to the "quiet enjoyment" of their own unit.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 12, 2013 17:19

American Lung Association Supports Local Efforts to Promote “Tobacco-Free Living”

Below are short descriptions of the second round of community initiatives: The LungUSA Region will focus their project efforts on engaging residents in southwest Virginia to promote tobacco-free school environments, which include all school property and
added Oct 28, 2013 18:27
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