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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Encourage Landlords to Go Smoke Free

The Health Department doesn't have authority to demand landlords adopt smoke-free policies but are rolling out resources to guide landlords on how to do so. The board feels that secondhand smoke is a health concern and inside homes are where that mostly
iBerkshires.com
added Sep 11, 2017 15:41
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[UK-Scotland] Health Q&A with Shona Robison

One approach we’ve taken to instil a sense of personal responsibility has been using marketing campaigns, like our Take It Right Outside campaign on second-hand smoke – which contributed to children’s exposure to second-hand smoke being halved. We’ll cont
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:36
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[Canada] Here are your rights if you’re getting second-hand smoke in your condo unit.

Owners in my building have placed leaflets on each unit's door handle, advertising a condominium community website. One of the directors has been seen removing the leaflets. Can he do this? The leaflets were obviously placed on the door handles for the
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 9, 2017 18:33
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[UK] Fewer children hospitalised with asthma following smoking bans

Smoking bans have reduced the number of children attending hospital with severe asthma exacerbations and respiratory tract infections, a study published in Lancet Public Health shows. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Canada] Group urges landlords to make buildings smoke-free

After the City of St. John’s made its seven non-profit housing buildings smoke free Sept. 1, at least one group is calling on landlords to follow that lead The Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (ACT) says landlords should ban
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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What can I do about a condo neighbour who smokes: Reasonable doubt

Regardless of how smoke is entering a unit, no person is required to simply put up with cigarette or marijuana smoke if the smoke is interfering with the person’s reasonable enjoyment of their unit. The question is what steps can be taken to best address
NOW Magazine (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:49
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[UK] Cigarettes cause majority of deadly council housing fires

Fire safety in social housing has been thrown into the spotlight in recent months due to the Grenfell Tower disaster...cigarettes are particularly deadly due to the danger posed by falling asleep smoking or with a smouldering cigarette.
Inside Housing (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:15
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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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