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Dartmouth researchers unveil first real-time secondhand smoke sensor

The plug-in device will be marketed initially to hotels to enforce no-smoking rules, but it also is attracting interest from rental car companies, apartment buildings, public housing, condominium associations, dormitories, nursing homes, jails and other
added Oct 27, 2014 15:24

[Singapore] LETTER: No recourse over neighbour's second-hand smoke

I do not seek to curtail anyone's right to smoke within his home, but it is another matter when second-hand smoke drifts into a neighbour's home. I am certain this issue affects many residents in high-density HDB estates, condominiums and even landed prop
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 27, 2014 11:45

CDC: Banning Smoking in Public Housing Could Save States Millions

At a time when public housing agencies are increasingly considering smoking prohibitions, a new study shows that a ban would save nearly $500 million a year.
Governing Magazine
added Oct 11, 2014 22:54

[New Mexico] County’s public housing units are going smoke-free

Bernalillo County and the American Lung Association are proud to partner on promoting smoke-free public housing in Bernalillo County. The Bernalillo County Housing Department manages 75 public housing units at two locations in the South Valley, includin
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 2, 2014 09:03

[California] Editorial: Needlessly smoldering issue in Aliso Viejo

As government continues to create rationales for exerting its authority, the issue of smoking in one’s own home should be left to that home’s owner and its residents.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 25, 2014 12:45

[Florida] Some Manatee apartment buildings, condos going smoke-free

The search wasn't as easy as he thought it would be. There are roughly seven apartment and condos in Manatee County that have followed a current national trend and gone either completely or partially smoke-free so occupants won't have to breathe in seco
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Sep 23, 2014 06:35

UW Study: Veterans Lag Behind in Adopting Smoke-Free Home Rules

a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that veterans are less likely to implement rules about having a smoke-free home, an agreement among occupants that has several associated health benefits, when compared to nonveteran civilians.
added Sep 10, 2014 05:41

[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
added Sep 4, 2014 18:55

Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52

[Florida] Apartments snuff out smoking

As the number of smokers decline, more complexes are snuffing out tobacco, and many are marketing their clean air as an amenity. The health department is encouraging landlords to ban smoking, sending out public health workers to provide sample policies a
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Aug 26, 2014 12:36
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