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How To Live With A Smoker Without Smelling Like One

So there you have it. Just because you live with a smoker doesn’t mean you have to live with his or her stench. You’re just a few bucks and some elbow grease away from fresh air forever. Or, you know, just get ‘em to quit.
added Jan 29, 2013 13:25

[Washington] Mercer Island landlord tries to ban pot in apartment building

A Mercer Island landlord is trying to ban marijuana in a tony apartment building, raising questions about what's allowed under Washington's medical-marijuana law and new legal-pot law.
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jan 14, 2013 11:09

[Vermont] Smokeless public housing could be trend

Buildings owned by the Housing Trust of Rutland County have gone smoke-free, and the Rutland Area Prevention Coalition is talking to private landlords about enacting similar measures.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jan 11, 2013 08:35

[New York] Smoking and tenants' rights: Your Stories

her belongings smell like smoke. What are my rights, she asks? Landlords may, but are not required, to adopt policies that would prevent smoking in common areas and individual units. However, what they must do is prohibit smoking in any indoor place of
WSYR (Syracuse, NY)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:09

[Texas] HFD: Flicked cigarette may have caused apartment fire

the fire looked to be accidental. Investigators believe a lit cigarette fell from a third floor balcony to the second floor, causing the blaze.
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Dec 21, 2012 12:16

[Rhode Island] Smoke free public housing in RI

The Rhode Island Department of Health has recognized 16 of the state's 25 public housing authorities for implementing smoking bans in their units.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:09

Apartment dwellers exposed to secondhand smoke

A new federal report reveals that as many as 29 million United States apartment dwellers could be breathing in smoke seeping in from neighboring apartments and common areas. Tim Mcafee, a director with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Dec 14, 2012 17:15

[Pennsylvania] Erie Housing Authority asks residents whether homes should go smoke-free

Should smoking be prohibited or limited on Housing Authority property? The question is included in an annual survey the authority distributes to the families and individuals who have lived in public housing for at least six months, 1,862 surveys in all.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 1, 2012 11:45

[Washington] KCHA bans smoking in public housing ($$)

The King County Housing Authority starting Saturday will prohibit smoking in all its 3,366 public housing units.
Journal Of Commerce
added Nov 30, 2012 09:18

MaineHousing units to go smoke-free

The Maine State Housing Authority is imposing a new smoke-free policy in all future units, making Maine the first state to require protection of tenants from secondhand smoke in new units
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 4, 2012 01:07
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