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[New York] VIDEO: BMHA moves to ban smoking, including in all apartments

[Buffalo Municipal Housing] is planning a soft rollout of the policy on July 1. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is expected to require smoke-free public housing across America. Barring setbacks, the rule will go into effect in ear
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 22, 2016 03:01
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Leading Medical and Health Groups Urge HUD to Quickly Finalize Rule Making Public Housing Smoke-free

with 32 other health and medical organizations to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The comments are in response to HUD’s proposal to require all public housing agencies to be smoke-free in all residential units and common areas.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:48
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Health groups call for e-smoking ban in public housing

With the comment period closing, dozens of health groups on Tuesday urged HUD to extend the smoking ban to e-cigarettes and make sure the rules apply not only to future residents but also current residents. “There is no safe level of secondhand smoke ex
The Hill
added Jan 20, 2016 03:15
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What Causes Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers?

While smoking is known to be the most prominent risk factor for lung cancer, people that do not have a history of smoking can still be affected by the disease. There are several other causes of lung cancer than can increase an individual’s risk of lung ca
News-Medical.net
added Jan 15, 2016 01:48
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This Is Why You Don't Want To Move In After a Smoker

if you’re searching for a new home or apartment, ask questions. "Always require that your real estate or rental agent discloses if previous owners or renters smoked," Matt says—and avoid the ones where smokers lived.
Glamour
added Jan 15, 2016 22:54
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[Tennessee] Feds may ban smoking in public housing

Tullahoma Housing Authority (THA) Executive Director Jim Rock said he’s not a fan of the proposed rule, which would affect five THA developments... For right now, Rock said, “They are giving us a choice;” but if the proposed rule becomes HUD’s final rule
Tullahoma (TN) News
added Jan 13, 2016 06:45
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HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of ending smoking in (some) public housing

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule (including ignoring most health benefits of quitting and discounting the few health benefits of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:20
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GLANTZ: Comment on HUD’s proposed rule instituting smokefree public housing: A good start but needs to include ecigs and marijuana

HUD’s proposed rule takes an important and necessary first step to benefitting both non-smoking and smoking residents and staff of PHAs by limiting their exposure to smoking and secondhand smoke. The rule should be broadened to include all federally su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2016 21:02
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GLANTZ: Like the FDA, HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of smoking (some) public housing smokefree

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment on HUD’s regulatory impact analysis of its proposed rule making some public housing smokefree...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:58
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Secondhand smoke common for U.S. teens

“The results also reaffirm the importance of implementing smoke-free policies to protect youth from the dangers of secondhand smoke exposure,” including in private settings, Agaku told Reuters Health by email. Researchers used data from the 2013 Nationa
Reuters
added Jan 13, 2016 07:31
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