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Pfizer Canada Inc. | Up in smoke: Smoking in the home can lower resale value by tens of thousands

. A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29 per cent;1 with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario2 this may mean a loss
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:09

[Asia] Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2013 07:21

Medical: Secondhand smoke remains unfiltered threat

Now, researchers at Dartmouth University report they've come up with a prototype sensor sensitive and compact enough to use just about anywhere.
Scripps Howard News Service
added Apr 3, 2013 19:06

[California] Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Did Zelda’s request for a smoke-free apartment qualify as a reasonable accommodation to G & K’s wait-list rules? There are two basic legal requirements for a reasonable accommodation. First, the accommodation must be needed in response to the nature of
Santa Monica (CA) Mirror
added Apr 2, 2013 15:32

[New York] Making Room to Breathe / A Case Study of Smoke-Free Housing in NYC (PDF)

A Report by Asian Americans for Equality, Inc.
New York City Coalition for a Smoke Free City
added Mar 31, 2013 22:17

[India] Smoke prohibition at work leads to smokefree homes

Adults in India are more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found. According to data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2009/2010, 64 percent of adults who work in smokefree envi
Times of India
added Mar 26, 2013 14:07

[California] Is It Time to Ban Smoking in Marin's Apartments and Condos?

A state Assembly bill from former San Rafael City Councilman Marc Levine proposes to do exactly that.
added Mar 25, 2013 16:32

[California] Marin Assemblyman Levine draws attention with bill cracking down on smoking in multi-family housing

LEGISLATION THAT would ban smoking in California apartment, condominium and townhouse complexes has garnered freshman Assemblyman Marc Levine plenty of attention, most positive; but not all.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2013 15:45

[North Carolina] Asheville Terrace plans to go smoke free

Asheville Terrace Apartments, which offers subsidized housing for older adults, plans to ban smoking inside apartments. "We felt very strongly that really it's long overdue for the health of everybody who occupies the dwelling," said Lawrence Gilliam, pr
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Mar 11, 2013 02:10

[California] Update to the Guide to Berkeley’s Rent Stabilization Program January 2012

NOTE: State law allowing changes in smoking policy largely inapplicable in Berkeley. A new state law, Civil Code section 1947.5, allows landlords to ban smoking in residential dwellings, even if previously allowed. However, this law does not preempt loc
City of Berkeley
added Mar 5, 2013 10:50
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