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[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10
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[California] Orinda looks at snuffing out smoke

City leaders agreed this week to develop an ordinance to stamp out smoking in outdoor dining areas and public events, and create smoke-free housing in existing apartments and condominiums. If approved, the ordinance would restrict smoking in areas beyon
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 25, 2015 11:21
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[Vermont] Call for smoking buffer zone sparks debate in Rutland

Concerned for the health of his son and the overall appearance of the apartment complex, Jalbert took his concerns to the city. He asked Rutland City's Board of Aldermen for an ordinance banning smoking near multiunit apartments.
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 22, 2015 18:34
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[UK] Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke

StepaRoo, the campaign’s kangaroo mascot, was in the city this week to take children across seven musical steps highlighting the need to be at least seven steps away from homes when smoking. Parents are also encouraged not to smoke in confined spaces suc
Morley Observer (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:18
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05
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[Canada] Nunavut woman launches petition to ban smoking inside multi-unit buildings

Sharon Angnakak is looking for 1,000 Nunavummiut willing to support a territory-wide ban on indoor smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. Last week the Iqaluit woman launched an online petition drive to gain support from 1,000 people in Nunavut for this g
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:52
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[Canada] FAMILY LIFE: Second-hand marijuana smoke may affect child's brain

Q: Whenever I visit my granddaughter's house I can smell pot smoke. ...A: Currently marijuana is not legalized in Canada. Much debate continues as to the legalization of this substance. I will forgo that discussion here.
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:26
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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[Minnesota] Discarded cigarette butt caused fire that destroyed Duluth apartment building

A discarded cigarette butt started the Easter Sunday fire that destroyed a Duluth apartment building and displaced 19 families, authorities said Thursday. “No charges are going to be filed; it was accidental,” said Duluth Fire Marshal Marnie Grondah
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 10, 2015 16:19
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