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Public Housing Goes Smoke-Free, Protecting Vulnerable Children and Families

As this rule is implemented, it is critical that public housing residents be provided assistance in quitting smoking, including the medication and counseling that can help them succeed. Among other resources, smokers trying to quit can call 1-800-QUIT-NO
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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Smoke-Free Housing To Protect Millions From The Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke To Take Effect July 31

Public housing authorities should focus their enforcement efforts on educating smokers about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke, including the risks in a multi-unit environment, along with increasing the availability of cessation services. Evict
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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[Georgia] VIDEO: New ordinance prevents people smoking near public homes

In two days people in the CSRA looking to light up will have to be 25 feet away from public housing. NewsChannel 6 to a few people about the ban and they say it's unfair they can't smoke at home. "A lady down the hall had asked me if I quit smoking;
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:14
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[Canada] Toronto Community Housing plans to go smoke free — including pot

Toronto Community Housing intends to go smoke free in a move that will limit or prevent new tenants from smoking cigarettes — and marijuana — on its property, a spokesperson confirmed. Come Oct. 17, all Toronto residents will be allowed to legally smoke
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:22
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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SIDDIQI: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Our findings suggest that smoking is a key contributor to the indoor air pollution of homes....Healthcare professionals working with pregnant women should be aware of these issues and be proactive in offering advice and support to pregnant women who are
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[New York, North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Court should strike HUD's public housing smoking ban

Reasonable people on all sides of the political spectrum understand that improving public health calls for more carrot and a lot less stick. "...The government doesn't have the right to reach into our homes and dictate our personal behaviors and habits,
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2018 05:35
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[South Carolina] Charleston public housing braces for challenges as it goes smoke-free

When the nation’s public housing goes smoke-free next week, the Charleston Housing Authority admits it will be struggling with how to enforce the ban even after adopting its own no-smoking policy last fall. Don Cameron, executive director of the Charles
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke -- causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malf
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2018 20:53
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