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[Australia] Housing Trust to introduce smoke-free unit complex policy

A Wollongong-based community housing provider is phasing out smoking in its unit complexes, in a move that could upset some tenants. The Housing Trust will start implementing the policy in the coming months, with a pilot program at its Central Gardens f
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:26
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Study looked at grandparents' influence on grandchildren's health

In some cases, the children were exposed to tobacco products and secondhand smoke in their grandparents' homes. The upshot of all these behaviors was a measurable increase in the risk factors that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and even cancer later
Beatrice (NE) Daily Sun
added Feb 9, 2018 01:57

[Canada] Smoke-free apartment buildings recommended for all P.E.I.

According to the committee's report, the province is one of the largest landlords, with multi-unit dwellings that are home to thousands of seniors and low-income families. In a statement to the CBC related to smoking in social housing, the Department of
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:54

[California] SDSU study debunks concerns about outdoor smoking bans

there had been no direct study on whether public smoking bans are associated with a higher likelihood that adults smoke inside the home when children are present. The reality, Lipton said, was that this issue revealed a gap in the present smoking ban res
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:04


The Health Department released a new "Vital Signs" report on secondhand smoke exposure, and smoke-free housing policies in the city. It found 44 percent of New Yorkers in 2016 were exposed to cigarette smoking while inside their homes. Exposure was hig
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:41

[UK] Just don't mention Brexit! Tatler issues new 12-step guide to hosting a dinner party... including not catering for vegans or fussy eaters and allowing guests to smoke inside

‘If you can bear it, let people smoke. Those are always the best dinner parties. Otherwise you’ll have everyone smirting [flirting and smoking] outside.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:09
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[Maine] Public Housing goes Smoke-Free

Over the next six months, PHA homes will become safer and healthier with the implementation of Smoke-Free policies. Units will also be easier to maintain, saving money and decreasing wait times for unit turnover. Typically, what
The County (Aroostook (ME) Republican, Houlton (ME) Pioneer Times, and The Star-Herald)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:30

[California] Public Smoking Bans Help Children of Smokers, SDSU Study Finds

Public smoking bans even help the children of smokers, laying to rest a theory that bans force adult smokers to light up more often at home, according to a new study at San Diego State University.
Times of San Diego
added Feb 3, 2018 00:07

[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53

[Georgia] Smoke-free policy to hit public housing this July

HUD wants Public Housing Authorities to implement smoke-free policies no later than July 31, 2018. The change, according to HUD, comes due to the increased risk of fire, maintenance costs and the known health effects of secondhand smoke. Augusta Housin
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:38
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