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[Illinois] Housing authorities consider going smoke-free

Springfield Housing Authority leaders have been looking at rules at other housing authorities where smoking bans have already been implemented, and they've found that those that have phased it in and coupled it with smoking cessation programs were the mo
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, USA] Smoking costs more than $300 billion

Will the new cigarette price hike smoke out Saudi’s nicotine addiction problem?... Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), said in a statement to local media that raising the prices of cigarettes is somethin
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 16, 2015 02:00
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Tobacco smoking should be banned in all public housing

If smoking is banned in all public housing, fewer children would be subjected to second-hand smoke. More adult smokers would be inclined to quit their deadly and expensive habit because it's less convenient. Fewer carpets would be burned - and fewer build
Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added Nov 16, 2015 01:25
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[Pennsylvania] Today's Editorial: Public health takes precedence

This dialogue is about the law of unintended consequences of that personal decision, whether it be health concerns over secondhand smoke or the additional taxpayer expense to appropriately clean and maintain a public housing complex where smoking is perm
Sunbury (PA) Daily Item
added Nov 16, 2015 01:23
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MATTHEWS: Banning smoking in public housing singles out the poor. But it also saves lives.

When restrictions apply to people outside of public housing, freakouts tend to ensue. But it'd be a far fairer way to save lives and prevent secondhand smoke than a ban that's only limited to public housing residents.
Vox Media
added Nov 16, 2015 01:16
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[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can still smoke outside if they are
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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ZURKO: Public housing smoking ban: Taking away rights new criteria for public housing?

Sure it's public housing, but are you going to punish the people who live in these units? Yes, we will give you public housing, but by doing so you are giving up your right to privacy in your own home? A notice published in the Federal Register read: "T
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 16, 2015 01:30
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[North Carolina] CHA grapples with proposal by HUD over smoking in public housing

Charlotte Housing Authority... is having to come to grips with questions of privacy in the wake of a Department of Housing and Urban Development proposal to ban smoking...enforcing the rule could be a problem if it requires the agency to limit what reside
WBT 1110AM/99.3FM (Charlotte, NC)
added Nov 16, 2015 01:18
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[North Carolina] Proposal to ban public housing smoking faces concerns in Charlotte

In Charlotte, five public housing properties – four housing developments with 670 living units and the East Boulevard administrative office – have been smoke-free since 2009, Porter said. The agency has 39 living developments.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 14, 2015 15:06
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