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[California] NELSON: Smokefree housing: Berkeley scores a win for public health and citizens’ wallets

In Dec. 2013, the City of Berkeley adopted a smoke-free housing law with the most comprehensive enforcement standards in the state. While other cities have relied primarily on landlords and homeowner’s associations to be the “enforcers” of the laws, Berk
Berkeleyside
added Mar 18, 2015 14:40
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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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[Singapore] If neighbours can't settle disputes, law will step in

Parliament passed the Community Disputes Resolution Bill yesterday. ... an unhappy pregnant resident's complaint that the constant smell of cigarette smoke from her neighbour living one level below her flat would affect her unborn child. She asked: "Smok
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 14, 2015 12:02
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[District of Columbia] Neighbors’ spat stems from secondhand smoke

“They say smoke and incense and marijuana is leaking through the wall,” Gray, a smoker, said of the complaints he received from the Coppingers. After discussions and letters between the two, the Coppingers brought a $500,000 lawsuit against Gray and Joh
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Mar 13, 2015 13:05
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, physician argues

Drawing from his experience as a family physician caring for families with children who have suffered severe respiratory illness due to secondhand smoke exposure, Dr. Goldstein says it is time for society—including doctors—to do much more. Dr. Goldstein a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:44
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[District of Columbia] How to confront a pot-smoking neighbor about the smell

#1: SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE DWELLER / #2: ENLIST THE HELP OF MANAGEMENT / #3: WRITE A LETTER / #4: RENTERS... CONSULT YOUR LEASE / #5: TRY TO MITIGATE THE SMELL / #6: MAYBE IT'S TIME TO MOVE...
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:52
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC residents complain about pot smoke in condos, apartments

“It is up to apartment buildings and condo buildings to regulate their smoking policies,” the mayor responded. There are no easy answers to this problem. And perhaps that is why the city left it to the buildings to figure out how to make everyone happy
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:48
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[District of Columbia] If You Can Sue Your Neighbors Over Cigarettes, You Can Sue Them Over Anything

The District’s homeowners can look forward to a bright future of suing one another over the slightest bugaboos in the wake of a case ... , says Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute.
The Washingtonian
added Mar 11, 2015 15:31
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[District of Columbia] Should everyone be allowed to smoke at home?

will this ruling set a slippery precedent for taxpaying homeowners who want to smoke in their own homes? At least some readers on Twitter think so: On the other hand, as one reader, siding with the judge, points out: Once the smoke creeps into your nei
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 15:12
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[District of Columbia] D.C. neighbors’ sparring over secondhand smoke lands in court

The green-painted brick rowhouse in the 800 block of Fifth Street NE has been in Edwin Gray’s family since 1964...smoke seeps through a common wall into their home, filling their bedroom and their daughter’s playroom. When neighborly overtures didn’t re
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 10:39
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