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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03

[Canada] City, health unit look to a smoke free St. Thomas

With a growing body of research behind them, Elgin-St. Thomas Public Health officials issued position statements regarding smoking in outdoor spaces and multi-unit dwellings during the council meeting on June 13.
The Weekly News (ca)
added Jun 14, 2017 00:12

[New York] LeRoy man behind bars for gathering to smoke pot in a leased residence

LeRoy Police received complaints about subjects smoking marijuana in the residence leased to Perry. Further investigation revealed the residence was allegedly a regular hang out for pot smoking and it was concerning and bothersome to other neighbors.
WBTA AM 1490 (Batavia, NY)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:41
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[California] ACIDERA: City councils, light the way to smoke-free housing in Fresno County

With the proposed California Assembly Bill 62 (Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg) smoke-free policy, all public housing associations shall design and implement a policy prohibiting smoking a tobacco product or device such as e-cigarettes in all public housing livin
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Jun 12, 2017 21:53

[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36

[Germany] German judge gives couple strict timetable for smoking on their own patio after complaints from neighbours

In what was a very unusual case, their neighbours in Dortmund complained the smoke was bothering next door. Judge Steven Kensy decided the couple, known only as Dirk and Andrea D, can only smoke from 6am to 9am, 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm, and midnight to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:04

[New York] MORRIS: Smoking Bans Can Be Enforced Even Without a Smoking Gun

“The decision should not be taken to indicate that cooperatives and condominiums are off the hook for secondhand smoke claims,” the law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell stated. “[They] may still risk significant liability if they do not ban or strictly regu
Habitat Magazine
added Jun 9, 2017 12:20

Thirdhand Smoke? How to Rid Your House of This Stubborn Toxin

While it’s virtually impossible to eliminate cigarette residue entirely, here’s how to significantly reduce your exposure in a room previously exposed to cigarettes:
added Jun 8, 2017 03:15

[Minnesota] Public housing smoking policy opposition flares up

Olmsted County's Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board split Tuesday ..."I think when government starts intruding in your personal home and your behavior within your household, I have a problem with it," Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden said. "While I und
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 7, 2017 18:09
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Testing familial transmission of smoking with two different research designs

Shared family environment influences smoking, over and above genetic factors. Genetic risk of smoking heaviness was only important for individuals exposed to smoking during childhood, versus those not exposed (GxE).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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