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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

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

[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

[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

[Montana] REHMER: Smoke-free housing avoids the dangers of secondhand smoke

Some landlords and property managers are adding no-smoking policies to their rental contracts. The move makes sense, since prohibiting smoking can improve the health of tenants and the landlord’s bottom line.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Aug 21, 2013 06:44

[California] Secondhand smoke ordinance delayed in Walnut Creek

A city law to ban smoking in most of downtown Walnut Creek as well as in and around apartments and condos has yet to be adopted. However, city leaders say it's coming soon. In June, the City Council gave feedback on a draft version .... council won't lo
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Aug 5, 2013 08:42

[Maryland] DAVID S. SCHUMAN v. GREENBELT HOMES, INC.: Opinion by Zarnoch, J. (PDF)

Schuman’s claims arose from his neighbors’ smoking that caused secondhand cigarette smoke to enter his patio and home. ... Circuit Court for Prince George’s County ruled against Schuman. For the following reasons, we agree and affirm the decision of the
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Jul 6, 2013 11:53

[UK] East Sussex County Council health boss warns of teens’ second-hand smoke menace

More than 40% of 14 and 15-yearolds in East Sussex live in a house where someone smokes indoors on most days. Health bosses warn this is putting them at a higher risk of cancer, heart disease, asthma, meningitis and sudden infant death syndrome.
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 01:18

[Illinois] Change in the air: Rental smoking bans

the bans are gaining momentum, according to Rick Haughey, vice president of operations and technology for the National Multi Housing Council, a trade group for landlords.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 28, 2013 11:56

Smoking Banned In Rental Units, Including Terraces, At All Related Properties

One of the nation's biggest landlords is banning smoking in all 40,000 rental units across America. Starting this month, new tenants at Related Companies' apartments must sign a document promising not to smoke inside their apartments, nor on their privat
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jun 15, 2013 16:54
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