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Three public housing authorities in Arkansas already have some form of no-smoking policy. HUD began encouraging housing authorities to adopt such rules voluntarily in 2009. That year, the Little Rock agency now known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance
Nov 13, 2015 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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A policy went into effect in 2013 banning smoking at all of York Housing Authority properties. "It prohibits smoking in the buildings, in the apartments, and within 25 feet of any building," said York Housing Authority Executive Director, Craig Zumbrun.
Nov 13, 2015 WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
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The Schuylkill County Housing Authority is ahead of the game here; it banned smoking inside public housing back in April. But even seven months later, not everyone is happy with the change. If you want to light up, you're going to have to step outside.
Nov 13, 2015 WNEP-TV Channel 16 (Moosic, PA)
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The rule would require more than 27,000 public homes in West Tennessee to implement smoke-free policies. "You can't stop nobody from smoking because you never know what they got going on. You never know what they issues is (sic),” Foote Homes resident C
Nov 13, 2015 FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
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"On a given day you can pull up and smell it," said Nina Bonelli, who lives in Bay Pointe. Smoking would be prohibited inside of public housing units and up to 25 feet away from the buildings.
Nov 13, 2015 WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:29
The Allegheny County Housing Authority has viewed a smoking ban at most of its high-rises as a successful move toward addressing the health and public safety hazards of lighting up indoors. But enforcing that rule at other agency-managed public housing
Nov 13, 2015 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 14, 2015 14:21
Minnesota has long been a leader in voluntarily making public housing smoke-free. Already, two-thirds of public housing units in Minnesota are smoke-free. "We strongly support all multiunit housing be smoke-free," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at Cl
Nov 13, 2015 PR Newswire
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"It's extremely difficult for New Yorkers who may be suffering from secondhand smoke pollution to find another apartment, because of the high cost of living in New York City," Kwan says. There are high rates of NYCHA residents with asthma and other respi
Nov 13, 2015 Newsweek
added Nov 14, 2015 00:26
Baltimore's housing authority already offers cessation programs and reached out to resident association leaders last year when the federal government started exploring a blanket smoke-free policy. "We believe there are definite health benefits to having
Nov 13, 2015 Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 14, 2015 00:04
The rebel in me still wants to thumb my nose at the government, but I can't help but wish a rule like this had been implemented when my sister and I were children. We could have breathed much easier.
Nov 13, 2015 DigitalJournal.com (blog)
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