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[New York] VIDEO: Smoking Ban Sought in Public Housing in NYC, Nationwide

"That's too far," said resident Luis Torres. "That's private. You can do everything you want in your apartment, not what the government say." Not all residents are against the idea. Kaamar Lebrew welcomed the proposal, saying it would be better for the
NBCNew York.com
added Nov 13, 2015 23:57
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[New York] Syracuse public housing high-rise residents do slow burn over smoking ban

Jones has been smoking nearly 50 years and has no intention of quitting when his public housing apartment building at 427 Tully St. on the city's near West Side goes smoke-free next week. The Syracuse Housing Authority will ban smoking in Jones' building
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 13, 2015 02:20
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McARDLE: 'Ban Smoking' Means 'Evict Defiant Smokers'

The report airily dismisses the horrors of eviction with a cheery note that this draconian threat might help reduce disparities in smoking rates between rich and poor. You know, if the poor have to choose between smoking while homeless or not smoking at
Bloomberg View
added Nov 12, 2015 22:17
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HUD Floats Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule ($$)

proposed a rule that would prohibit indoor smoking in nearly 1 million public housing units in an effort to limit residents' health risks and housing agency maintenance costs. The agency called for public comment on the...
Law360
added Nov 12, 2015 21:52
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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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