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EDITORIAL: Healthy homes: HUD is right to end smoking in public housing

Enforcement may be particularly challenging in newer accommodations, which are more likely to be single-family and small multiunit dwellings rather than the crowded cluster housing of an earlier era. It may not be easy, but doing the right thing rarely i
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 16, 2015 15:32

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoke-free homes

Children living in public housing shouldn't be harmed by second or thirdhand smoke infecting their buildings. HUD should move forward with its plan to ban smoking in these residences.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Nov 16, 2015 15:26
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[Georgia] VIDEO: Smoking-ban coming to Savannah's public housing

for the city of Savannah that rule takes effect at the beginning of the year. Beginning January 1, 2016, smoking in all public houses in Savannah will be prohibited. Earline Davis, executive director with the Housing Authority of Savannah says they've b
WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:35

BRUCE: The hypocrisy of smoking bans

the issue here is the extraordinary cynicism, hypocrisy and even malevolence of the Obama administration banning smoking in the name of health and safety while at the same time importing convicted criminals whose crimes specifically destroy both.
Washington Times
added Nov 16, 2015 15:31
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[Pennsylvania] Years later, adjusting to public housing smoking ban

A similar ban has been in place at public housing in York County since October 2012. The move initially drew protests, and about 70 people went to a public meeting about the issue. Now, about three years later, some people here are still adjusting to the
York (PA) Daily Record
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02

[Illinois] Housing authorities consider going smoke-free

Springfield Housing Authority leaders have been looking at rules at other housing authorities where smoking bans have already been implemented, and they've found that those that have phased it in and coupled it with smoking cessation programs were the mo
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, USA] Smoking costs more than $300 billion

Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi’s nicotine addiction problem?... Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is somethin
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 16, 2015 02:00

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Tobacco smoking should be banned in all public housing

If smoking is banned in all public housing, fewer children would be subjected to second-hand smoke. More adult smokers would be inclined to quit their deadly and expensive habit because it's less convenient. Fewer carpets would be burned - and fewer build
Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added Nov 16, 2015 01:25

[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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