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[North Carolina] Public housing units go smoke free Jan. 1

Seven Robeson County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year, according to Partnership Property Management of Greensboro, the company that manages the apartments.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Nov 15, 2013 16:54
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[Florida] Q&A: Condo smoker, Columbus and tobacco

"Many times a smoker will not realize that his or her smoke is affecting other homeowners. Communicating in writing many times will correct the problem. I've also seen older buildings that have exhaust fans that need cleaning and or repair that may help t
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Nov 15, 2013 16:36
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[California] Berkeley smoking ban proposed for single-family homes

Councilman Jesse Arreguin says his fellow council members should consider expanding the proposed ban to include single-family homes where children, seniors or lodgers are present. Cigarette smoking is already prohibited in Berkeley's commercial districts
San Francisco Chronicle
added Nov 15, 2013 01:37
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[Australia] Residents who smoke on balconies risk fines under strata bylaw changes

Tenants who ignore complaints about smoking on apartment balconies could face fines under proposed changes to strata laws, the state government says. New smoking-specific bylaws have been proposed by NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts as a way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:26
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[Illinois] Franklin County housing to go smoke-free

The Franklin County Housing Authority board recently approved a policy that will, over time, turn its housing units smoke-free. The initiative is still in its early stages and will only affect future tenants in certain facilities for now.
The Southern Illinoisan
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28
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[Canada] LETTER: Smoking in apartments infringes in neighbour's rights

We all pay our rents and, at the same time, we non-smokers have no way to stop second-hand smoke from coming into our apartments unless we live with our windows closed and, even then, the smoke comes through the building venting system.
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Oct 17, 2013 02:31
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Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Children With Asthma, United States, 2003–2010

Among children with asthma 6 to 11 years of age, ETS exposure was associated with most adverse outcomes. Even ETS exposure resulting in low serum cotinine levels was associated with risks for young children with asthma.
Academic Pediatrics
added Oct 16, 2013 15:32
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JALBERT: Breathe Free

The two main strategies for preventing exposure to secondhand smoke in multifamily buildings are to prohibit smoking in the building entirely, or seal individual units where smoke-free policies are not currently in place. About 10 percent of public housi
Multi-Housing News
added Oct 10, 2013 02:06
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[California] Berkeley City Council votes to amend proposed smoking ban

At its meeting Tuesday night, the council discussed a proposed smoking ban and referred it back to city staff to enhance the effectiveness of enforcement policies. The policies would have added nonsmoking clauses to leases and allowed residents to file c
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Oct 3, 2013 03:53
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-free policy takes effect in county housing

Since last month, all of the units owned by the Housing Authority of Chester County have been deemed “tobacco free,” a first in public housing in southeastern Pennsylvania, authority officials say. On Friday, the authority formally announced the policy,
West Chester (PA) Daily Local
added Sep 20, 2013 15:45
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