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Children Exposed to Tobacco Smoke Have Higher Healthcare Utilization

Children who live with smokers end up in the doctor’s office or hospital more often than those not exposed to tobacco smoke, according to new research that was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting. The new research finds that even p
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2016 19:46
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[Massachusetts] WILUSZ: Healthy Pittsfield | A breath of fresh air: Reducing exposure to secondhand smoke

Converting properties to go smoke-free is legal. In fact, landlords are potentially liable and have an obligation to ensure healthy and safe housing is available. In a 2008 survey of Massachusetts landlords, 42 percent of owners reported that a smoke-fre
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added May 16, 2016 14:48
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[UK] Councils divert anti-smoking funds into political lobbying

There is continuing evidence that councils are failing to spend their huge Public Health budgets in practical ways. The funds meant for smoking cessation have become less and less effective with the rise of e-cigarettes – or vaping – as a preferred solut
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added May 12, 2016 15:35
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[UK] Anti-smoking charter proves popular

Over 50 organisations have signed-up to a charter that aims to create a generation of smoke free Scots by 2034. Led by health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland, the charter asks organisations to do something to reduce tobacco use throug
Third Force News (uk)
added May 12, 2016 12:24
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[New York] Realty Law Digest

Cigarette Smoke Permeated Apartment—Plaintiff Lost 97 percent of the Use of Her Apartment...Owners of Pieds-a-Terre Are Entitled to Smoke-free Environments, Just Like Owners Who Use Apartments as Primary Residences—"Tenant Should Not Have to Develop Lung
New York Law Journal
added May 11, 2016 20:01
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[New Zealand] City council push cuts tenants' smoking habit

The 73-year-old is part of a Christchurch City Council bid to eradicate smoking inside its units. Madeline, who doesn't want to be identified, signed a voluntary agreement not to smoke in her unit after its refurbishment in March.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 9, 2016 22:30
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[California] ONG: It's time for L.A. to follow Santa Monica's lead in regulating tobacco in apartment buildings

it's the next logical step for Los Angeles — the best way to protect children, seniors and all vulnerable populations in the city from inhaling secondhand smoke against their will in their own homes. Doing nothing would be a missed opportunity with seriou
Los Angeles Times
added May 9, 2016 14:04
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Smoking ban coming to public housing in Montgomery County ($$)

Starting July 1, smoking will be banned at all public housing units owned and managed by the Montgomery County Housing Authority. “Our board, after much discussion, thought it was important to implement this initiative,” authority Executive Director Joel
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added May 8, 2016 20:08
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Apartment Marijuana Smoking Ban Could Become California Law

Renters may face eviction or other new consequences from smoking marijuana in their home under a new law working its way through Sacramento this spring.
East Bay Express
added May 8, 2016 17:49
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[Minnesota] Rental sites continue to go smoke free

Four Corners Partnership more than doubled its goal of helping 10 multi-unit housing buildings go smoke free last year, according to a recent annual report. The coalition of public health departments in Goodhue, Dodge, Rice and Steele counties assisted
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added May 6, 2016 17:52
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