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HUD Proposes to Protect More than One Million Americans Living in Multi-Unit Housing from Harms of Secondhand Smoke

Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "No one should be exposed to secondhand smoke in their home, especially our nation's most vulnerable citizens, including children, the elderly and low-income Americans."
American Lung Association
added Nov 17, 2015 15:53
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[Canada] Marjorie Richards defies apartment smoking rules, despite eviction risk

A Sudbury woman has won a fight to stay in her apartment. Members of the co-operative home in which 70-year-old Marjorie Richards lives voted on Wednesday to allow her to stay — even though she continues to disobey the housing bylaw by smoking on her pa
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 14, 2015 16:18
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Nationwide Proposal Could Ban Smoking On Public Housing Property

Something - Chattanooga Director of low income public housing Mike Sabin says would be tough to enforce. “We'd have to of course get specific details of the final rule that they issue, and we'd have to sit down with our staff and our residents and our b
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:58
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[Connecticut] Public-Housing Girds For Smoking Ban

some New Haven tenants said they aren’t ready to butt out in the privacy of their homes. They may not have a choice, if federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro prevails with the proposed rule change he announced
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 13, 2015 23:55
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BELLAFANTE: Reigniting a Health Issue in New York Public Housing

adopting such a policy, in an existing co-op for example, is no simple thing, requiring the complicated process of amending proprietary leases. And enforcement is challenging anywhere. But a renewed conversation could at least get things moving toward the
New York Times
added Nov 13, 2015 16:39
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VIDEO: One million American households could be smoke-free under new ban (+video)

"The argument about secondhand smoke is over," HUD Secretary Julián Castro told The New York Times. "It's harmful, and we believe it's important that we have an environment that's healthy in public housing."
Christian Science Monitor
added Nov 13, 2015 13:55
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Big Tobacco Stocks Shrug Off New Proposed Smoking Ban

It’s a move that Big Tobacco might have seen coming, since HUD has been encouraging agencies to adopt the ban voluntarily for the past six years. Smoking is already banned in all federal buildings under control of the Executive Branch except public housi
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 13, 2015 13:49
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[California, Florida, New York] Residents mixed on proposed smoking ban in public housing

Some who suffer from secondhand smoke were thrilled, but others, including some non-smokers, worried that it gives the government yet another reason to harass or even evict poor people for doing what would otherwise be a legal activity in the privacy of t
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2015 02:47
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[Texas] New public housing rule: no smoking

Castro, the San Antonio mayor before joining the Obama administration, said the proposal would improve the health of more than 2 million public housing residents... The San Antonio Housing Authority had already banned smoking in January 2012 within 20 fe
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Nov 13, 2015 02:28
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AUDIO: Federal Government Wants To Ban Smoking In Public Housing

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Lourdes Castro Ramirez, principal deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Public and Indian Housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, about why HUD is proposing the ban, and how it would be enf
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Nov 13, 2015 02:19
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