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HUD SECRETARY CASTRO ANNOUNCES NEW RULE MAKING PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKE-FREE

Under HUD’s proposed rule, PHAs must implement a policy prohibiting lit tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars or pipes) in all living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative off
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Nov 12, 2015 17:08
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HUD proposes smoking ban

(HUD), along with the surgeon general, proposed new rules Thursday that would ban lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes from government-assisted housing projects for low-income families.
The Hill
added Nov 12, 2015 17:07
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[New York] VIDEO: Report: Feds to Ban Smoking at Public Housing Complexes

Smokers who live in public housing may soon be forbidden from lighting up inside their homes. The New York Times says the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to propose a new rule today that would ban smoking from public housing c
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:49
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[Australia] Use drones to enforce smoke ban: Lacross tower firm LU Simon

The builder of Melbourne’s ill-fated Lacrosse tower has proposed using drones to spy on cigarette-smoking residents and has rejected council demands that highly flammable cladding be replaced. A confidential fire engineer’s report commissioned by builde
The Australian (au)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:27
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[New York] VIDEO: Smoking Ban Sought in Public Housing in NYC, Nationwide

"That's too far," said resident Luis Torres. "That's private. You can do everything you want in your apartment, not what the government say." Not all residents are against the idea. Kaamar Lebrew welcomed the proposal, saying it would be better for the
NBCNew York.com
added Nov 13, 2015 23:57
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[New York] Syracuse public housing high-rise residents do slow burn over smoking ban

Jones has been smoking nearly 50 years and has no intention of quitting when his public housing apartment building at 427 Tully St. on the city's near West Side goes smoke-free next week. The Syracuse Housing Authority will ban smoking in Jones' building
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 13, 2015 02:20
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McARDLE: 'Ban Smoking' Means 'Evict Defiant Smokers'

The report airily dismisses the horrors of eviction with a cheery note that this draconian threat might help reduce disparities in smoking rates between rich and poor. You know, if the poor have to choose between smoking while homeless or not smoking at
Bloomberg View
added Nov 12, 2015 22:17
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HUD Floats Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule ($$)

proposed a rule that would prohibit indoor smoking in nearly 1 million public housing units in an effort to limit residents' health risks and housing agency maintenance costs. The agency called for public comment on the...
Law360
added Nov 12, 2015 21:52
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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

This proposed rule would require each public housing agency (PHA) administering public housing to implement a smoke-free policy. Specifically, this rule proposes that no later than 18 months from the effective date of the final rule, each PHA must impleme
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Nov 12, 2015 17:09
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[Australia] Builders of an Melbourne apartment block which went up in flames after a cigarette was stubbed out on the building now want to use DRONES to enforce a smoking ban

This was the building's response to a report by Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade which found a cigarette sparked the blaze by igniting flammable building material used on balconies. Melbourne City Council's response to the fire report was to order t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:14
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