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[New York] Proposed bill would ban city-subsidized tenants from smoking in apartments

The bill, which is sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Queens), would only apply to residential buildings that receive city subsidies for affordable housing, said Richards’ Deputy Chief of Staff Jerrel Burney. Richards noted it would also apply
New York Post
added Oct 28, 2015 23:59
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[District of Columbia] Experts urge citizens to adopt DC No-Smoking policy

Washington health experts are calling for more smoke-free public spaces, specifically housing, in the District as a tool to tackle smoking-related death disparities for African Americans. The health officials were part of a panel at Howard University disc
District Chronicles
added Oct 25, 2015 18:53
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Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth / Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at 4 months of age may be at risk for tooth decay by age 3, Japanese researchers report. Those children were roughly twice as likely to have cavities as kids whose parents didn't smoke. A mother's tobacco use during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 22, 2015 13:54
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At new apartment complex, no smoking, no vaping, no dog poop

The Quaye at Palm Beach Gardens, developed by Tampa-based HG Management... One other rule at the Quaye: no smoking (or even vaping) by tenants or guests, anywhere on the grounds.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 21, 2015 15:13
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[Massachusetts] 'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier / Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings

Green "policies" have been another key step, Colton said. Smoking is banned, and use of chemical pesticides has been slashed -- two moves the BHA has now extended to all public housing, according to background information in the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2015 09:00
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[District of Columbia] Neighbors drop lawsuit over second-hand smoke seeping into home

the Coppingers, both lawyers, dropped their lawsuit after Gray and his family hired workers to add another layer of plaster on the wall between the two homes and add additional metal chutes to the chimney. Just week before both sides were scheduled to app
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2015 10:14
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[District of Columbia] Case Dismissed Against DC Man Banned from Smoking in His Own Home

As the 7 On Your Side I-Team first reported back in March, a Washington judge issued an injunction against Edwin Gray, banning him from smoking after he was sued by his neighbors. That injunction has now been lifted, according to court papers filed Wedne
WTTE FOX28 (Columbus, OH)
added Oct 17, 2015 12:55
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Early smoke exposure tied to increased atrial fibrillation risk

People exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or as children are at an increased risk later in life for an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation...found that people exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or during childhood were about 40
Reuters
added Oct 17, 2015 10:12
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[Denmark, UK] Most Danish homes smoke-free

Five years ago, 59 percent of homes were smoke-free, today that number has risen to 75 percent. “This is an area were things have truly improved,” Niels Them Kjær, project manager at Kræftens Bekæmpelse told DR Nyheder.
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Oct 14, 2015 17:25
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New smoking regulations take effect in Russia

According to the new regulations, specialized areas for smoking may be established at the entrances of multi-apartment buildings and at the long-haul ships. These areas would require special signs, ashtrays and lighting during nighttime.
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:14
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