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[California] City seeks to snuff out smoke in apartments

Palo Alto City Council bans cigarette smoke at multi-unit buildings; sets permitting requirement for tobacco sellers
Palo Alto (CA) Online
added Dec 6, 2016 13:37

[Florida] Sarasota smoking ban in HUD units 3 years later

Public housing in Sarasota comes with a list of rules and one that still lights up some tempers is the smoking ban put in place three years ago. “I think it should be up to the person if they smoke in the apartment or not,” says resident and non-smoker
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 5, 2016 23:54

How smoking destroys your pet's health: Cats, dogs and even FISH exposed to secondhand smoke have significant risk of developing cancer

'If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time. 'Like children, dogs and cats spend a lot of time on or near the floor, where tobacco smoke residue concentrates in house du
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:20

[New Jersey] Public housing smoking ban draws praise from health experts; ire of some NJ residents

Williams said he feels guilty about his habit, so he wasn't opposed to a new federal rule that would bar smoking in public housing projects like the one where he resides. "I think there's nothing wrong with it, especially if it will help people stop smok
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Dec 5, 2016 18:50

Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

IV. Responses to Comments... Commenters also asked HUD for additional insight into their rationale for a 25-foot perimeter. A group of commenters, however, supported the perimeter and even requested that HUD expand the outdoor restrictions. Some state
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:59

[Alabama] Smoking ban infuriates local public housing residents

The Birmingham Housing Authority has 18 months to implement the national mandate by the Department of housing and urban development, but residents feel like there are more pressing concerns in their community than whose smoking. “It’s going to hurt a lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:15

U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

HUD said the new rule will protect more than 2 million public housing residents, including 760,000 children, and save public housing agencies $153 million a year in health care costs, repairs and preventable fires. Public housing agencies have 18 months
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 1, 2016 20:38

U.S. Will Ban Smoking in Public Housing Nationwide

Officials with the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the rule will go into effect early next year, but they are giving public housing agencies a year and a half to put smoke-free policies into effect. More than 1.2 million households will
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2016 20:11

[UK] A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:25

New “Secondhand Smoke” raising concerns in Connecticut

They are striving to create awareness of what is being labeled, the “new secondhand smoke” – wood burning smoke. “One of the reasons it’s a problem is the particulates in wood smoke are so small,” said Alderman. Smoke she says can travel for half a mil
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:25
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