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[New York] Manhattan Co-op Resident Wins $120K In Lawsuit Over Secondhand Smoke Infiltration

Judge Arthur Engoron wrote in his decision, "This only saying that if you want to avail yourself of the right to rent out residences, you assume the obligation to insure [sic] that your tenants are not forced to smell and breathe carcinogenic t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Mar 4, 2016 01:01
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[California] Thirdhand smoke linked to Type 2 diabetes

Scientists at UC Riverside have found that thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure causes insulin resistance, a precursor to Type 2 diabetes. THS results when exhaled smoke gets on surfaces – clothing, hair, homes and cars.
University of California, Berkeley
added Mar 4, 2016 01:28

[New York] The Price of Smoking in Co-ops Just Went Up. Way Up

In a decision that’s sure to fuel the smoking debate in every co-op in the city, a state Supreme Court judge has awarded more than $120,000 in back maintenance, interest and attorney fees to a co-op shareholder who claimed that smoke from other apartments
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:05

‘Thirdhand Smoke,’ Traces Left On Clothing And Furniture, May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke resulted in insulin resistance — a condition in which the body is able to produce insulin, but doesn’t use it properly. Insulin resistance is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes because glucose begins to build
Medical Daily
added Mar 3, 2016 00:31

Why buying a home from a smoker raises YOUR diabetes risk: Third hand smoke can linger in furniture and carpets for decades

Scientists are warning that ‘third-hand smoke’ can lurk in walls and linger on furniture for decades, putting health at risk. Even long after the smoker has moved out, their toxic legacy may raise the risk of ills from diabetes to lung and liver problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:48

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Mattapoisett Housing Authority

On January 15, 2016, the Mattapoisett Housing Authority had an apartment fire...All it takes is one smoker to burn the place down.... Banning smoking in state housing is not an onerous process. If New Bedford and Worcester and other large housing authorit
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Feb 26, 2016 22:28

[California] Saratoga: Tobacco grade is better, but work continues

Saratoga may have jumped two letter grades in the American Lung Association's 2016 report card on tobacco control policies, but its work is not yet done, said Mayor Manny Cappello, who promised more changes are on the way.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 25, 2016 02:34
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[New England, UK] Smoking is banned, or will be banned, in some housing authorities.

Worcester Housing Authority has decided to ban smoking in all of its properties starting April 1. The authority cites health concerns and cleaning costs. In Pittsfield, the housing authority has had a similar policy since last August, says executive dire
New England Public Radio 88.5 FM WFCR and AM 640 & 91.7 FM all-news WNNZ
added Feb 25, 2016 04:58
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[Massachusetts] Worcester Housing Authority to go smoke free

it will ban smoking inside all of its properties beginning April 1, and a handful of people gathered Monday afternoon outside apartment buildings in Great Brook Valley mostly said the ban was understandable. “You have to think about the secondary smoke,”
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13

[UK] Air pollution from household products putting lives at risk, says report

While it is commonly understood that smoking causes indoor air pollution, the experts also outlined a number of other items linked to potential health impacts including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 22, 2016 17:52
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