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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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[UK-Wales] Using e-cigarette while working from home could land you in court

People who work from home could soon be breaking the law if they use an e-cigarette while in their own house. ‘Vaping’ while working in your lounge or bedroom outside of nine-to-five hours could result in a fine if a radical bill is passed – and it will
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51
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[Nebraska] High Rise Fire Illustrates Shift to Smoke Free Housing

The Hall County Housing Authority had begun taking steps to go smoke free, before a deadly fire. Executive Director Rick Ruzicka said, "We've been moving towards a smoke free policy throughout our complex. This building and Golden Towers are the last o
Nebraska.tv - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:17
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[New York] Public Housing Nationwide May Be Subject to Smoking Ban

Smoking would be prohibited in public housing homes nationwide under a proposed federal rule to be announced...felt most heavily by the New York City Housing Authority, which is known as Nycha and houses more than 400,000 people in about 178,000 apartment
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2015 12:27
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[UK] Take smoke outside is message to workers

Workforces across Lanarkshire are being asked to be aware of the dangers of second hand smoke. The initiative, using a bear named Big Tiny, asks those who smoke to be aware of the dangers, particularly its 
impact on young children, and to take their sm
Motherwell Times (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 16:06
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[New York] ARCHIVE: How to Enforce a Smoking Ban / Be prepared for residents to sue over a new smoking ban.

To avoid the cost of investigating, arguing, and resolving recurring smoking complaints, the boards proposed a general ban on smoking within units, and the unit-owners resoundingly agreed. One unit-owner sued the board, claiming that the bylaw amendment u
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:33
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[Japan] Kids get more cavities when they live with smokers

Compared to children in non-smoking households, kids living with smokers were more than twice as likely to have cavities at age three. Even when smokers in the home didn’t light up near the children, these three-year-olds were 50 percent more likely to h
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2015 15:04
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[Tennessee] Nashville targets apartments in smoke-free campaign

One smoker in a multi-unit home affects the other residents, too. That's why the Metro Public Health Department launched the Breathe Easy Nashville campaign Thursday, detailing the consequences of smoking in those multi-unit homes to property managers.
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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[Minnesota] Northfield's Jefferson Square preps for smoke-free implementation on Jan. 1

And those changes are likely going to continue across the nation as the federal government looks to encourage smoke-free policies in public housing. “The federal government is taking an encouraging approach,” said Warren Ortland, attorney with the Public
Northfield (MN) News
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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