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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

While the primary goal of the ban is to improve indoor air quality and reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke, it may also help low-income smokers be more successful at quitting, researchers note in PLOS One. The researchers analyzed data from
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 22:35
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[Texas] Smoking prohibited within 25 feet of public housing buildings in Harlingen

It's a regulation Roxanne Duran believes will have a positive impact in the community. "We have kids running around outside. We don't have to worry about finding cigarette butts on the floor and kids putting them in their mouths and thinking basically t
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Maine] Marijuana fumes dispute drives Augusta condo neighbors to court

A judge has ordered the medical marijuana patient to stop smoking at home, at least temporarily.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 4, 2018 15:55
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

A new U.S. ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartment
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2018 15:49
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[New York] Smoke and mirrors: Smoking banned in NYCHA housing

The member of the December 12th Movement community organization continued, “Having said that, NYCHA’s implementation of an open no smoking policy while hiding a policy of lying about lead paint and repairs will, in my view, greatly hinder tenant’s accept
New York Amsterdam News
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Researchers have determined that new mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes, stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 2, 2018 23:57
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[Tennessee] AUDIO: Nashville Public Housing Won’t Enforce New National Ban On Smoking

many residents have been under the impression the blanket ban applies to them. And for good reason. They recently signed leases clearly saying smoking is prohibited, which some were unhappy about. "I don't see how they're going to detect if you're smoki
WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Aug 3, 2018 22:02
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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[Kentucky] Residents frustrated as public housing smoking ban takes effect

Residents at Northtown Terrace in Jeffersonville pulled out the flyers left by housing officials at their homes in June, detailing ways to quit smoking and explaining about the new ban. "Honestly, it's ludicrous," Kevon Nelson, a longtime resident at No
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:34
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