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[Louisiana] Board rejects proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing complexes

A proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing apartments died before it reached a vote today. The proposal was introduced by Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority board member Gordon Landry. It sought to ban smoking in all apartments and common ar
Houma (LA) Courier
added May 28, 2015 22:54
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban should apply to apartments

Write to the governor and local senators and representatives and ask them to include bans against smoking and its secondhand smoke effects in multi-family apartments. Contact the American Lung Association for more information to help you “clean the indoo
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added May 29, 2015 11:30
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[New Hampshire] Smoke-Free Housing Directory to be unveiled in Monadnock Region Property owners and managers sought for rental property listings

offered by The Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities, is also being touted as a marketing advantage for property owners and managers who will be able to list and promote rental properties for free. The online directory is scheduled to go live
New Hampshire Business Review
added May 27, 2015 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Outlaw smoke that permeates others' homes

MY FAMILY, including two children, has had to endure the noxious fumes coming from the neighbours directly beneath us for several years now...., I truly hope the Government will take more measures to protect non-smokers' health.
Straits Times (sg)
added May 27, 2015 02:26
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[Canada] Cigarette butt and a garbage pail of diapers to blame for massive condo fire: Edmonton fire chief

The blaze, which is expected to cost more than $16.3 million in building and property damage, is the second major Edmonton fire in less than a year caused by smoking material being carelessly thrown out...over the last five years, firefighters have respo
Metro (ca)
added May 25, 2015 23:20
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[USA] Cuban and Puerto Rican Adults Who Grow Up With Smokers Twice as Likely to Become Smokers

twice as likely to smoke during their adulthoods than non-Hispanic populations and slightly more likely than other Hispanic subgroups, according to a new report. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) released new findings based
Latin Post
added May 25, 2015 21:31
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HASSINK: LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: Healthy, safe environments are one of three basic needs of children

As part of our ongoing effort to reduce or eliminate children’s exposure to secondhand smoke, we recently sent a letter asking the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to ban smoking in federally supported multi-unit housing.
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 25, 2015 09:40
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[Minnesota] LETTER: New billboards raise important issue

We have been enjoying the health benefits of smoke-free bars and restaurants in Minnesota since 2007. Now it’s time to turn our attention to our homes. Single-family homes and apartment buildings should all be smoke-free, for the health of our children.
Lakefield (MN) Standard
added May 23, 2015 12:09
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[California] City moving forward with smoking ban: Burlingame considers expanding restriction beyond proposed apartments and condominiums

City Council is laying the groundwork toward banning smoking in attached living facilities such as apartments and condominiums. City Manager Lisa Goldman and City Attorney Kathleen Kane received instruction from councilmembers during their meeting Monday
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 20, 2015 11:38
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[Vermont] Suggested No Smoking Ordinance Gets a "No"

Edmonds suggested to keep people from smoking within 50 feet of any apartment complex in Waterbury. .... Shepeluk says a proposal to regulate smoking on private property would be impossible to enforce. “To put an ordinance in place that would encourage
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added May 20, 2015 05:45
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