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Relationships Between Secondhand Smoke Incursion and Wheeze, Rhinitis, and Eczema Symptoms in Children Living in Homes Without Smokers in Multi-Unit Housing

Implications Children living in multi-unit housing (MUH) can be exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS) from smoke transferred from neighboring units with smokers. This study found that more than half of the children’s homes without smokers in MUH had SHS incu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:30

[Virginia] Ask Eli: Arlington Condo Becomes First To Ban Smoking

With over 300 residential units and several ground-level commercial suites, Hyde Park is the first condominium in Arlington to successfully amend their bylaws to go smoke-free. With the new bylaw, smoking is now banned in every part of Hyde Park, includ
added Mar 7, 2018 03:59

Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure [FREE FULL TEXT]

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smoke
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:10
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Macro Properties bans smoking in apartments after positive tenant feedback

After receiving great feedback from tenants, Macro Properties has decided to ban smoking in all of its buildings, starting in North Battleford. Tenants renting from Macro Properties in North Battleford received notice that as of May 1, 2018, all smoking
paNOW (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:50

[California] Is It Cool to Juul? UCSB Administration Says No

Devices like JUUL, PHIX and similar models are among the most common e-cig products in use among students...explained that the dissipating smell of the vape and the strength of the nicotine makes it an ideal illegal substance in small areas like the dorm
Daily Nexus- UC Santa Barbara Student Newspaper
added Mar 1, 2018 14:21

[Australia] Apartment residents need better protection from secondhand smoke

Despite the harms of secondhand smoke, only New South Wales tackles the issue of smoking in its strata law.... However, case law from courts and tribunals reveals an awkward tension between the legal concept of “nuisance” and the science on the harms of s
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:28

[California] Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL).
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05

[California] City aims to balance rights of smokers, others

After a nearly two-year hiatus, the city of Half Moon Bay is revisiting the concept of bringing back a smoking ordinance aimed at balancing the rights to a cigarette with rights to clean air. Half Moon Bay City Council members hashed out the merits of
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Feb 22, 2018 16:27

[Pennsylvania] Housing authority adopts smoke-free rule

The Altoona Housing Authority on Wednesday adopted a smoke-free policy for its public housing complexes and offices, in keeping with a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule that went into effect a year ago. Beginning July 30, no one may smoke
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Feb 15, 2018 17:35

[Canada] What you need to know about Ontario's new standard rental lease

"If you share a wall with someone, even if you own your place, you're not allowed to smoke inside," Houle said. "In Ontario, your landlord is allowed to make a building non-smoking... They're allowed to unilaterally make the entire building non-smoking,
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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