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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09

[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36

[Canada] Second-hand fumes cause stir

The Krossa family of Maple Ridge - Wendell, Rena and their children Kyle, 17, Kelsey, 15, and Kieran, 10 - are irritated by cigarette smoke wafting over from their neighbours. The family wants to see local government step in with legislation.
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:36

[Canada] Muskoka on list of health unit’s tobacco-free champions in 2016

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has named two tobacco-free champions in Muskoka in honour of World No Tobacco Day and the work being done to reduce preventable tobacco-related deaths and diseases. (ca)
added Jun 9, 2016 19:51

[Canada] SIMON: Smoke-free housing — healthy, legal and in demand

too many people living in multi-residential buildings are still being involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke where they live. Data from the health unit’s monthly Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance Survey of local health behaviors indicates 87 per cent of (ca)
added Oct 10, 2014 02:50

[Canada] Military veteran fights to continue smoking in Langley strata building

A military veteran has lost one of the three battles he is fighting so he can continue smoking inside his condo. Paul Aradi, 70, was ordered by the B.C. Supreme Court to butt out...has argued that he has a disability due to his cigarette addiction....In
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:56

One-third of Serbian adults are smokers

including as much as 13 percent of the young, while 63.4 percent of children are still exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in their homes, participants of the conference ‘Twinning project: Improving tobacco control in the Republic of Serbia’ said on Tu
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:29

[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03

[Canada] Effects of Enactment of Legislative (Public) Smoking Bans on Voluntary Home Smoking Restrictions: A Review

Findings converge in dispelling notions of displacement of smoking into the home as a consequence of legislative bans that prohibit smoking in public spaces. Evidence from the studies reviewed suggests that through their influence on social norms, legisla
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2016 16:44

[Canada] Smoke drives tenant out

Paage said she had been told by the society running the subsidized independent living complex that smoking in the building was being phased out, although four existing smokers were "grandfathered" prior to the change. Paage claims far more tenants are sm
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:12
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