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HUD proposes smoking ban

(HUD), along with the surgeon general, proposed new rules Thursday that would ban lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes from government-assisted housing projects for low-income families.
The Hill
added Nov 12, 2015 17:07
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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[California] Walnut Creek passes toughest secondhand smoking law in the Contra Costa County

By February, those who live in apartments, condos and townhomes will no longer be allowed to smoke tobacco inside or outside of their homes. And there will be no place to smoke downtown by Christmas. The City Council passed a strict secondhand-smoking o
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Sep 19, 2013 00:24
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[California] State law would ban smoking in some homes

Now a proposed California law, the most sweeping in the country, would ban all tobacco smoking inside any multiunit residence - apartments, condos, duplexes, townhouses. Single-family detached homes are not included as they don't share walls or ventilati
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 11, 2013 18:26
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Austrian court bans people from smoking IN THEIR OWN HOMES with the windows open or on a balcony in case the smell upsets neighbours

The highest court in Austria has said a resident cannot smoke on his balcony or with the windows open during set hours as it is disturbing his neighbour's sleep. The decision from the supreme court in Vienna could have far-reaching consequences for smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:55
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[Canada] Guelph-area health unit recommends smoke-free public housing

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is recommending a policy that bans smoking in social housing. In a report entitled "Second-hand Tobacco Smoke in Multi-Unit Dwelling of Social Housing," medical officer of health and chief executive Nicola Mercer
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:36
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[California] PD Editorial: Banning multi-family smoking

Smoke, like noise, knows no walls, which is why the city of Santa Rosa is on the right track... We sympathize to some degree with those who, as a result of this change, will be unable to smoke inside their own living areas. But we have greater sympathy
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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GOLDSTEIN: Is Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Child Abuse? Yes

As our understanding of the harms of secondhand smoke increases, so does our responsibility to advocate for those involuntarily placed in harm’s way. Today, parents who willfully and continually expose their children to secondhand smoke are committing ch
Annals of Family Medicine
added Mar 10, 2015 13:40
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[Canada] DSB moves towards smoke free rental units

Director of Integrated Social Services Donna Moroso delivered a report reviewing the issues in moving toward a smoke free social housing policy to the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB).
Manitoulin Expositor (ca)
added Jan 30, 2014 14:47
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[Finland] New legislative crackdown on balcony smoking

A new health protection law could see the end of smoking on apartment balconies, if it damages neighbours’ health. The scent of smoke could be enough to prove an effect on health.
YLE24 (fi)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:44
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