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[New York] Burn One Down: Smokers Triumph as Smoking Ban Goes Down At UWS Condo

“I’m extremely pleased,” a relieved Candice Elliott told the Observer. “It was a nasty battle and we won.” In recent months, Ms. Elliott and other anti-smoking ban residents had often felt marginalized—and in some cases steamrolled—by the board, which the
New York Observer
added Jun 16, 2014 09:46
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[New York] Motion to Ban Smoking Fails in Upper West Side Building

After a long, grueling battle over a possible smoking ban in the Upper West Side's Vaux building, the smokers have emerged victorious, after the pro-ban contingent of the building's condo board failed to produce the necessary votes.
Curbed
added Jun 14, 2014 17:26
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[California] Support For Protection From Secondhand Smoke

Calaveras Public Health Services and Tuolumne County Public Health Department released results of a new survey showing tenants in multi-unit housing support limits on secondhand smoke exposure.
MyMotherLode.com (Sonora, CA)
added Jun 13, 2014 22:26
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[Florida] Smoke-free apartment living attracts Tampa renters

"When people come in they're pretty excited about it," Palermo said. In addition to the lease at Modera, there is a separate agreement that details the no smoking policy that includes visitors. "If any of our residents can't do it then their guests can
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Jun 13, 2014 11:23
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[California] Survey finds concerns over secondhand smoke

A new survey of Tulare County tenants shows support for more protections from secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing, the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Jun 12, 2014 17:20
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How Long Does Secondhand Smoke Remain in Household Air: Analysis of PM2.5 Data From Smokers’ Homes

SHS remains in household air for a considerable period after smoking a cigarette. This information is likely to be of use in public health information campaigns and in interventions to encourage smokers to make their home smoke-free.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 9, 2014 10:31
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[Canada] White Rock residents' claim of discrimination of second-hand smoke dismissed

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision has dismissed ... claimed the smoke at their subsidized White Rock residence had worsened their existing physical or mental disabilities ...Crescent Housing Society ... failed to reasonably accommodate their disabili
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:17
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[Canada] Sharon MacKay v. Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corp., 2014 ONSC 2863 (CanLII)

the condominium corporation, in all of the circumstances, did not act with sufficient dispatch and, indeed, adopted an unfortunate attitude toward the owners, who were quickly branded as complainers who had far too quickly ran off to their own lawyers.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jun 6, 2014 10:07
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[New York] Smoke-Free Apartment Buildings Becoming Hot Across City

The number of smoke-free listings this year appear to be on pace to surpass those figures, with 1,200 rentals, 71 condos and 34 co-ops listed in the first five months of 2014. “Smoking bans are — pardon the pun — a very hot issue now, with many buildings
DNAinfo
added Jun 4, 2014 09:48
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[Illinois] RHA Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect

Starting Saturday, those who live at Rockford Housing Authority properties will have to do the same, though some renters think this new rule goes a little too far. If Cynthia Jones wants to smoke a cigarette, she has to leave her apartment at Brewington
23 WIFR CBS (Rockford, IL)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:13
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