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[Virginia] Rule on smoking at public housing results in some evictions in Bristol, Tennessee

Scyphers said 10 tenants actually chose to voluntarily move out, because they knew they couldn’t comply with the rules. The first month under the rule went well, Scyphers said, but since then there have been two evictions, and there are four more pendi
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 10, 2018 16:34
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[Asia, Singapore] MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

Members of Parliament (MP) have urged authorities to curb smoking in homes, citing residents' complaints about secondhand smoke wafting into their flats and the health risks associated with it.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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[Asia, Singapore] Louis Ng on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

MP Louis Ng spoke in support of the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday (Sep 10). However, he said he hopes more can be done to protect people from secondhand smoke in their own homes, where they spend more ti
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:17
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[Wisconsin] Green Bay mother charged with neglecting child's severe dental issues

Urine tests showed cocaine in the system of Graf’s 4-year-old and a high level of nicotine, from secondhand smoke, in Graf’s 5-year-old, according to the complaint.
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:39
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[Missouri] Residents of public housing in St. Louis must smoke outside to stay put

“You try to do right, but you feel like your rights are being taken away from you as a smoker, as a tenant,” said Parker, 75. All housing organizations receiving federal funds must comply with the ban. The new rule went into effect in July, but some age
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Canada] Langley woman's petition calls for ban on smoking in condos

Langley resident and condo owner Naomi Baker is losing her battle with her neighbours who smoke... Now, she's trying to stir the B.C. government to action with an online petition. "I've lived here for a couple years, and we have secondhand smoke coming
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:27
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[California] Council passes smoking ban

City Council passed a wide-ranging ordinance that bans smoking in recreational areas such as beaches and parks, on sidewalks and within multi-family dwelling units. The 3-1 vote came on Aug. 21. It requires passage on second reading to become law.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:26
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Childhood secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and ovarian reserve among females seeking fertility care, and interaction with N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotype

. They reported a higher odds of diminished ovarian reserve among participants who were ever exposed to childhood SHS inside the home vs no childhood SHS exposure. No effect modification by NAT2 was evident.
Annals of Epidemiology
added Aug 30, 2018 17:25
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[New York] Your Building Now Needs Its Own Smoking Policy

The law is not a smoking ban, but it requires landlords to make an official decision whether residents can or can't smoke in their units. Landlords that don't post such a policy could face a hundred dollar civil penalty. "We know that a lot of New Yorke
WNYC Radio
added Aug 30, 2018 17:02
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