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[Canada] Quinte landlords group declares war on smokers

Fed up with the damage caused by some tenants smoking in their units, members of the Quinte Landlords Association brought in the Public Health Unit to educate them on how to outlaw smoking in their buildings. Health Promoter Rebecca Mathers-Phillips fro
County Live (Bloomfield, ON) (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 23:18

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 6-year feud: Neighbours fail to get along despite mediation

"We do burn incense and my husband smokes at home, but there is nothing illegal about doing all of that."
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:30

[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Causes Serious Health Problems As People In South Korea Are Advised To Ventilate Rooms And Avoid Exposure

In 2013, a study of a thousand people in Seoul showed that eight of 10 people were being exposed to passive smoking at least once daily. "To minimize damage caused by second hand smoke, people should avoid exposure and ventilate rooms often," said Paek.
added Mar 22, 2016 23:28

[Washington] Smoke-Free Housing Campaign Launch

Moviegoers at theaters throughout Pierce County can catch an important message about “Why smoke-free housing is important?” Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s Smoke-Free Housing Task Force produced the Public Service Announcement (PSA) to reach resi
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:38
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[New York] Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority OKs smoking ban in all buildings

Beginning July 1, smoking will be banned in all Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority buildings, including individual apartments. The ban was approved Thursday by the BMHA board. “The goal is to create a healthier, cleaner environment for all our residen
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 19, 2016 18:53

[New York] It’s official: BMHA is going smoke-free

Travers, an oncologist at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, put it bluntly, just moments before the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority was to vote on a smoking ban, “No coat of paint will cover the toxic legacy that second hand smoke leaves behind.” Those (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 18, 2016 02:25

[New York] Smoking ban could impact Rome tenants

The federal government is considering a ban on smoking in and around all of its public housing units. In Rome, that would mean Colonial I and II and Valentine Apartments, potentially impacting hundreds of tenants.
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Mar 18, 2016 02:06

[Ohio] Some Columbus public housing going smoke-free before federal ban begins

When the 104-unit Poindexter Place apartments for low-income seniors opened in January on the Near East Side, residents were told the facility was smoke-free. Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority officials said they did so to protect the health of re
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Mar 13, 2016 11:35

[Wisconsin] HUD seeks to snuff out smoking in housing

In Wisconsin, advocates for the rule include fire chiefs, the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition in West Allis, American Lung Association in Brookfield, Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment in northwest Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin Cente
Wisconsin Gazette
added Mar 18, 2016 22:51

Mom's Smoking May Raise Later-Life COPD Risk

Middle-aged smokers who grew up with mothers who had smoked heavily (more than 20 cigarettes per day) had a nearly three-fold greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than those with much less secondhand smoke exposure duri
MedPage Today
added Mar 12, 2016 22:28
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