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[New York] ‘Your cancer is your problem’ smoker says to neighbor: suit

A Wall Street trader suffering from throat cancer is under assault from his physician neighbor who’s wielding her secondhand smoke as a weapon, he claims... Pulini, 70, not only props her apartment door open to ensure more smoke spills out into common are
New York Post
added Jan 10, 2016 20:00

[Connecticut] City Halfway To Stop-Smoking Outreach Target

So reported Harp administration officials Thursday. They updated the public at City Hall on their effort to make the city tobacco free, six months after passing an ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco in public spaces.
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Jan 11, 2016 18:30

[West Virginia] Public smoking ban in public housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a smoking ban in the one-point-two million units of public housing it oversees. But this isn't just a ban on smoking in public areas. It would extend to the inside of people's apartments, too.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Jan 8, 2016 22:17
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KILSON: Public Housing Is the Next Battlefront for Smoking Bans

With the 60-day window for public comment soon closing, it looks like there is a pretty good chance the new HUD requirements will go into effect sometime in the next 18 months. A push to eliminate cigarette smoking is a noble one; we know that cigarette
added Jan 8, 2016 01:38

[New York] LETTER: SULLY: HUD proposes smoking ban across all public housing

Deidre M. Sully, deputy director of NYC Smoke-Free, wirtes about smoking in public housing....The required implementation of smoke-free policies, as outlined by the proposed HUD rule, would positively impact the 400,000 New Yorkers who live in public hou
New York Amsterdam News
added Jan 8, 2016 01:32

[Tennessee] Two Apartment Communities First in Nashville to Go Smoke Free

Fallbrook Apartment Community and Riverwood Tower Apartment Community implemented the policies as part of Metro Public Health Department's Breathe Easy Campaign. In a press release, Tobacco Coordinator for Metro Public Health Department Lillian Maddox-W
WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:33
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Pets and second-hand smoking

Ireland AM’s resident vet Pete Wederburn was in... So why are our animal friends more at risk from passive smoking than humans? Well, because our pets tend to spend all of their time in the house (if they are house animals) they have more time to be expos
TV3 (ie)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:26

[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36

[Minnesota] Local smoke-free housing advocate headed to White House conference

An advocate for smoke-free public housing in Duluth and Minnesota is leaving for Washington to attend a White House meeting on a proposed national policy. Pat McKone, regional senior director for tobacco programs and policy for the American Lung Assoc
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jan 5, 2016 18:11

[Asia, Taiwan] Woman to get compensation for 2nd-hand smoke from neighbors

The New Taipei District Court ruled Monday that a man and his son should pay NT$24,900 (US$753) to a woman for letting the smell of the smoke of their cigarettes spiral up to their neighbor's apartment. The woman, surnamed Chen, filed a suit in court sta
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:05
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