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[Illinois] Smoking near oxygen tanks was cause of explosion at Henry housing complex

a fire and explosion that destroyed a senior housing apartment and damaged another but caused no serious injuries. The Henry Fire Department was called at 8:02 p.m. about a fire in one unit at the Indian Town Home Association, a subsidized complex of dup
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39

[UK-Scotland] Do you smoke in your home? You could be making it 35 times more polluted than a busy high street

The air quality is also worse than in pubs before the smoking ban , a team of Aberdeen University researchers revealed. Now a campaign has been launched called Take it Right Outside – which highlights how dangerous smoking in the home is, particularly t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:36

[UK] Residents in South Derbyshire needing health support will be asked to stop smoking in their own home

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is aiming to deliver healthcare services in smoke-free environments from Wednesday, March 9, as part of national 'No Smoking Day'. Patients and visitors will not be allowed to smoke or use an e-cigarette anywhe
Burton Mail (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:31

[California] Sunnyvale: New smoking ordinance bans smoking in multi-family housing units

The council voted 6-1 on Feb. 9 to approve a new ordinance that prohibits smoking in outdoor dining areas, within 25 feet of doorways and other openings of locations where smoking is prohibited, within 25 feet of public transit stops, in common and outdo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 18, 2016 19:57

[Wisconsin] Naomi Ruiru: Keep apartments smoke-free

As a nursing student, I am very concerned with the exposure of secondhand smoking that continues to affect a huge part of our community despite the inaction and enforcement of the Wisconsin’s statewide smoke-free air law.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 18, 2016 12:19

[California] Fighting secondhand smoke

A homeowner’s pleas to the city...might be gaining traction...Even at Gilroy Manor on Sixth Street, a few blocks from City Hall and seemingly Gilroy’s most visible multi-unit seniors’ residence, the city has ignored residents’ wishes and refused to make
Gilroy (CA) Dispatch
added Feb 20, 2016 16:53

[New York] Housing Authority smoking ban will be in place April 1

As of April 1, Geneva Housing Authority tenants will not be able to smoke inside their apartments or in common areas. Outdoors, no smoking will be allowed within 25 feet of any building or outdoor common areas, such as a gazebo or playground.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Feb 16, 2016 17:49

[Georgia] Study points to secondhand smoke as threat to kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a larger waist and poorer cognition in children, an Augusta University study has found. Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese boys and girls, ages 7 to 11, at schools in th
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Feb 16, 2016 17:24

[Ohio] Bob Dyer: Smokin’ hot about his workplace duty

My new best friend can handle the blood, the poop, the pee ...But he didn’t sign up to breathe in cigarette smoke. The nonsmoker is required to do that every workday, mainly because the Health Department considers “nursing homes” to be private residences,
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Feb 15, 2016 00:17

A large number of children were exposed to secondhand smoke in their homes

A large number of children were exposed to SHS in the home. Encouraging of voluntary smoke-free rules in homes and cessation in adults has the potential to reduce SHS exposure among children and prevent SHS-related diseases and deaths, reveals the Global
Asian Tribune
added Feb 12, 2016 05:37
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