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[Pennsylvania] Today's Editorial: Public health takes precedence

This dialogue is about the law of unintended consequences of that personal decision, whether it be health concerns over secondhand smoke or the additional taxpayer expense to appropriately clean and maintain a public housing complex where smoking is perm
Sunbury (PA) Daily Item
added Nov 16, 2015 01:23
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MATTHEWS: Banning smoking in public housing singles out the poor. But it also saves lives.

When restrictions apply to people outside of public housing, freakouts tend to ensue. But it'd be a far fairer way to save lives and prevent secondhand smoke than a ban that's only limited to public housing residents.
Vox Media
added Nov 16, 2015 01:16
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[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can still smoke outside if they are
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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ZURKO: Public housing smoking ban: Taking away rights new criteria for public housing?

Sure it's public housing, but are you going to punish the people who live in these units? Yes, we will give you public housing, but by doing so you are giving up your right to privacy in your own home? A notice published in the Federal Register read: "T
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 16, 2015 01:30
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[North Carolina] CHA grapples with proposal by HUD over smoking in public housing

Charlotte Housing Authority... is having to come to grips with questions of privacy in the wake of a Department of Housing and Urban Development proposal to ban smoking...enforcing the rule could be a problem if it requires the agency to limit what reside
WBT 1110AM/99.3FM (Charlotte, NC)
added Nov 16, 2015 01:18
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[North Carolina] Proposal to ban public housing smoking faces concerns in Charlotte

In Charlotte, five public housing properties – four housing developments with 670 living units and the East Boulevard administrative office – have been smoke-free since 2009, Porter said. The agency has 39 living developments.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 14, 2015 15:06
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[Florida] Proposed public housing smoking ban would affect thousands of local homes

The proposed ban drew some heated discussion among neighbors sitting outdoors Friday morning at Robles Park, a public housing community in central Tampa. Most said it would be a violation of their rights and privacy. “It’s like you’re an inmate,” said N
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 14, 2015 15:03
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[Canada] LETTER: Residents need protection from second-hand smoke

A local housing complex voted to allow a smoker to continue to harm the health of her neighbours with second-hand smoke. The U.S. federal government plans to introduce legislation to ban smoking in all public housing units. The reaction against protectin
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:47
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[North Carolina] JOYCE: Just where is a smoker to go?

I have a few suggestions: • The erection of small, airtight domes at strategic locations where people could gather and smoke without hurting anyone but themselves. • If such a facility was not nearby, how about a self-contained device where an individua
Mount Airy (NC) News
added Nov 14, 2015 14:45
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[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Forbes, executive director of Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can st
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 14, 2015 14:44
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