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[North Carolina] Countrywide smoking ban could mean eviction for those who light up

All public housing is going smoke-free in the U.S., and residents who light up in their homes could be evicted. The Charlotte Housing Authority has already banned smoking in its high-rises, and officials are in the process of doing same to its other prop
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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CANDISKY: We smoke too much in Ohio, so our health-ranking stinks

If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
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Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
Romper
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30
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Legal Update spring 2017 (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

This Legal Update highlights the disproportionate impact of tobacco use on vulnerable populations, including individuals suffering from behavioral health and substance use disorders, low socio- economic populations, and other groups. We include news
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:45
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[Hawaii] Condo boards brace for medical marijuana smoke complaints

Right now there are some 13,000 medical marijuana patients registered in the state and that number is only expected to grow as the state’s first dispensaries open later this year. Many of those patients live in condominiums and apartment complexes.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Minnesota] Condo owners complain about secondhand smoke

Unless there was a state law that prohibits outdoor smoking in residential communities or unless the association’s governing documents designate smoking or non-smoking buildings or floors, I would think that you would have a difficult legal battle.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2017 04:36
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[Australia] Smoking to be banned in units and apartments across Queensland

The Property Law Review has recommended that body corporates are given power to ban smoking after submissions to a State Government review on the matter. The new by-laws are being considered in an effort to protect unit and apartment residents from seco
Cairns Post (au)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:45
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[Australia] CONNELL: Smoke-free apartment living is every resident’s right

For landlords, providing smoke-free housing means protection from legal claims. In a case heard by the Civil and Administrative Tribunal a landlord was ordered to pay compensation to a tenant who was experiencing secondhand smoke from a neighbouring apar
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Mar 8, 2017 23:43
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[Asia] Antenatal tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in the home in India

CONCLUSIONS: Antenatal tobacco use and SHS exposure in the home is a significant public health problem in India. Programs should target low socioeconomic status pregnant women, including single pregnant mothers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 3, 2017 02:51
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 20:08
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