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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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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[New York] Residential smoking rules are ‘unenforceable,’ landlords say

“It’s totally unenforceable,” said Frank Ricci, director of government affairs at the Rent Stabilization Association, which represents owners of rent-regulated buildings. “It could put owners in a very libelous position because another tenant in the buil
amNew York
added Aug 30, 2017 04:43
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[Arizona] KICKIN’ THE HABIT Filtering out problems

It’s been almost three weeks since La Ramona Morales Apartments in Benson implemented its complete smoke-free policy on Aug. 1. And Chairity LaDuke, community manager at La Ramona Morales, said residents are already taking to the change.
Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald
added Aug 30, 2017 01:36
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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