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New York City Bans Smoking In Public Housing

New York City Housing Authority and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene kicked off an initiative to improve air quality for those living and working in NYCHA apartments. Public housing is now smoke-free, starting today.
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Aug 1, 2018 16:42
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more than 760,000 children protected by nationwide smoke-free housing policy

In addition to protection from secondhand smoke exposure, studies indicate that smoke-free homes encourage smokers to quit and reduce the number of cigarettes they consume per day. One study suggests that HUD’s smoke-free policy will increase quitting ra
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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Income disparities in smoking cessation and the diffusion of smoke-free homes among U.S. smokers: Results from two longitudinal surveys

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:23
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Study suggests residential smoking bans will help more low-income smokers quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the coun
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:22
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: New rule prohibits smoking in public multi-unit homes

"Even if I'm living in Apartment A and I'm a non smoker, I can still have the same effects as from that person that's smoking in Apartment B because it can filter under the doorways and things like that," said Chelsie Smith of the Eau Claire City-County
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:01
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[Iowa] Implementing smokefree policies in all public housing units

Beth Turner with the American Lung Association stopped by Good Morning Iowa to talk about the new rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s that makes all public housing smokefree.
WOI-DT Local 5 & KCWI 23-HD (WeAreIowa.com) (Des Moines, IA)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:58
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[Missouri] VIDEO: New rule prevents smoking in all public housing

Plesetta Clayton from the American Lung Association in Missouri said the association is going to help people with the transition of this new rule by providing a variety of resources. For more information and to see those resources go to www.lung.org.
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:38
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[District of Columbia] Smoke-free policy in place for public housing residents

“It’s not fair to the people who don’t smoke.” Some public housing residents received a notice about the plan a few months ago, but the plan has been in the works for more than a year. In a brochure, HUD explains that the agency believes that “secondha
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:06
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[Rhode Island] 15,000 RI Families Living in Public Housing Are Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke, Says RI Lung

The American Lung Association applauds the new rule issued by the Trump administration, which the health organization says “recognizes the serious health threat posed by secondhand smoke, and its ability to linger in rooms and even travel between homes i
GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 31, 2018 20:04
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[Missouri] Public housing goes smoke-free: HUD implements new rule, effective July 30

“Secondhand smoke is a serious health threat, and can linger in rooms and even travel between homes in multi-unit housing,” said Plesetta Clayton, director of health promotions for the American Lung Association in Missouri. “There is no safe level of exp
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Jul 31, 2018 20:03
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