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[Canada] BC judge tells man he must quit smoking in his condo ahead of human rights challenge

A “life-long smoker” has been ordered to butt out inside his Langley, B.C., apartment while he waits to challenge his condo corporation with a human rights complaint. A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has concluded that Paul Aradi must follow a no-s
National Post (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:19
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[California] Council discusses smoking

Some of them showed up at a recent Half Moon Bay City Council meeting to share their frustrations around second hand smoke.... As a result, city officials have tried to walk a fine line. The current city proposal “has a heavier approach than some jurisdi
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Jan 28, 2016 15:12
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[Canada] Military veteran fights to continue smoking in Langley strata building

A military veteran has lost one of the three battles he is fighting so he can continue smoking inside his condo. Paul Aradi, 70, was ordered by the B.C. Supreme Court to butt out...has argued that he has a disability due to his cigarette addiction....In
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:56
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Fitchburg Housing Authority clears the air

With its new policy, the Fitchburg Housing Authority joins the growing number of public and private multiunit housing properties throughout Massachusetts with smoke-free policies, a positive trend that protects residents from the serious health effects o
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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[UK] Why moving house could be the best time to give up smoking

psychologists have found that big upheavals create a window of opportunity for getting rid of bad habits, such as smoking. The University of Bath has discovered that people are more open to new ideas and information when going through a major change.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 16:05
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking in public housing

The HUD rule would improve not just health but safety. Smoking is the top cause of fire deaths in multi-unit housing. Five years ago, smoking was responsible for 17,600 residential fires that took 490 lives, caused 1,370 injuries and led to $516 million
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jan 27, 2016 00:10
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[New Hampshire] Program to reward Winchester landlords for smoke-free housing

A new program seeks to increase the availability of smoke-free rentals in town, while rewarding landlords who comply with the town’s housing standards ordinance. But the future...is in question because of a petition warrant article seeking to rescind it a
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2016 18:48
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EDITORIAL: Clear the air

The HUD rule would improve not just health but also safety, since smoking is the top cause of fire deaths in multiunit housing. For the sake of breathable air and safe living quarters, HUD should enact this sensible housing policy.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jan 25, 2016 13:30
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Pakistani man dies in cigarette-caused explosion

the 60-year-old man went to his bathroom, where gases and fumes had accumulated due to petrol being stored there, and lit a cigarette.
 The resulting explosion burnt Nizamuddin to death.
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:12
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[New York] VIDEO: Buffalo public housing to go smoke-free

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority plans to have a smoking ban in place by this summer, which means tenants and their visitors would have to “take it outside” if they want to light up. The agency’s workers are already banned from smoking on BMHA property
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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