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[New York] Smokers’ Rights Group Sues HUD Over Rule that Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Edward Paltzik, of Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP, says, “The smoking ban is constitutionally deficient on many levels. HUD’s nationwide edict clearly violates the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibiting the federal government from compelling state and loca
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:27
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Smoke-Free Public Housing

PIH’s Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule was finalized on December 5, 2016, and became effective February 3, 2017. All PHAs must comply with the rule and implement smoke-free policies within 18 months of the effective date, no later than July 31, 2018. The e
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 23, 2018 19:24
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[New York] National Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Is Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Says

six smokers who live in public housing argue that the ban violates their rights... "Anti-smokers claim that HUD's smoking ban is a valid exercise of government power because there is no general 'right to smoke,'" CLASH founder Audrey Silk says in a press
Reason Magazine
added Jul 23, 2018 19:08
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[New York] CLASH v. HUD: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Plaintiffs are therefore entitled...to a judgment (i) holding that the Smoking Ban is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion; and (ii) vacating the Smoking Ban; or, in the alternative, modifying the Smoking Ban to eliminate the prohibition on
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:16
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[New York] Norb’s Corner: “Don’t bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.”

pot smokers have not acquired the manners about bothering the people around them....People don’t want to smell the scent of marijuana smoke either. In my opinion, making the threat of a criminal action, which can damage someone’s life just for legally sm
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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YEARS AGO FOR JULY 21

1993...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urges parents not to smoke in their homes and said nonsmokers should be protected from secondhand smoke in public places and on the job.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Jul 23, 2018 06:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke -- causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malf
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2018 20:53
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50% of pregnant women 'exposed to secondhand smoke in Armenia'

The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported exposure to household secondhand smoke. The authors believe this led to over 10,000 still births in Indonesia alone. In Pakistan only
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:44
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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[Canada] Condos rushing to ban pot smoking before legalization, leaving some residents fuming

But the looming legalization of recreational marijuana may put his daily ritual in jeopardy, as condominium corporations and apartment buildings across the country scramble to enact rules that would ban pot smoking inside units, on balconies and in commo
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:42
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