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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Government Turns Up Nose at Indoor Smoking

Under the new policy, apartment security will now be given the authority to check apartment suites suspected of generating secondhand smoke when complaints of secondhand smoke are registered by residents. Under the new policy, apartment security will no
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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[UK] Smoke-free homes are where the heart is

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging parents to protect their children from the harm of second-hand smoke by making their homes smoke-free. Evidence shows that being in a smoky atmosphere immediately puts your body under pressure causing sore eyes, co
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:40
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[New York] Council to Vote on Enhanced Tenant Protections Including the Stand for Tenant Safety Act and Reforms to Tenant Harassment Proceedings

Introduction:1544-B...establish a 10% tax on tobacco products other than cigarettes...1547-A,...cap the number of cigarette and tobacco retailers at half the number...1131-B...prohibit the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies...1532-A... institute a lic
New York City: NYC.gov
added Aug 10, 2017 00:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking at home faces crackdown

Smokers in collective residences will face a crackdown from early next year after the parliament approved a tough anti-smoking bill to fight secondhand smoke. The bill, drawn up by Rep. Choi Myung-gil of the opposition People's Party of Korea, won appro
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:13
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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[West Virginia] Meetings Set On Smoking Policy For Public Housing in Ohio County

Howard Gamble, health department administrator, said the department is working with the housing authority to offer education and outreach regarding ... HUD’s new rules ban smoking in entire buildings, including individual apartments.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Michigan] How Secondhand Smoke Affects Cancer Survivors: Woman Sues Neighbors For Smoking

According to the complaint, Davis' building has four condos, which share hallways, a basement and a ventilation system. Two of her neighbors, who stay as renters in a connected unit, smoke cigarettes and other substances, the smoke of which travels thro
IBT - International Business Times
added Aug 8, 2017 14:01
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[Michigan] Cancer survivor sues over condo neighbor's second-hand smoke

A Farmington Hills woman recovering from breast cancer and battling asthma says she now has to deal with another problem that's making her sick - her neighbors' smoking habit.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:39
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[Michigan] Metro Detroit condo residents sues over second hand smoke in her building

Phyllis Davis lives in the Echo Valley Condos in Farmington Hills. The suit she filed in U.S. Eastern District Court of Michigan says she has suffered health problems because her neighbors’ smoke comes into her condo through a connected ventilation syst
WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:35
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