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[California] SCHWARZ: Foster City’s discriminatory smoking ban exemption

patios, balconies and yards of single-family residences are exempt from the smoking ban, while being banned in identical areas of multifamily dwellings. The reasoning offered was that secondhand smoke can pass through the wall, floors and ceilings of mult
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 18, 2015 11:44
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[California] Burlingame to consider smoking ban in apartments

Officials say the impetus for considering the policy, which will be discussed at the City Council meeting Monday, May 18, is to protect apartment residents from exposure to secondhand smoke. Should the council direct staff to move forward with instituti
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 17, 2015 09:55
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[Kentucky] Advocates fear letter from KACo to counties could hurt local smoke-free efforts

concerned that efforts to pass local ordinances against smoking in public buildings could be undercut by an insurer's letter warning counties of potential rate increases if they get sued over such measures.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added May 16, 2015 13:09
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[Malaysia] Are you ready for a smoke-free environment?

PUBLIC feedback is being sought on a proposal to ban smoking at eateries. ‘The Rakyat Post’ asked our Facebook readers to share their thoughts with us on this. So are folks ready for a smoke-free environment?
Rakyat Post (my)
added May 14, 2015 10:27
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[California] Palo Alto: Committee balks at restricting smoking in apartments, condos

Palo Alto's smoking ban could soon be expanded to include e-cigarettes and a tobacco retailer licensing program. But a City Council committee stopped short Tuesday night of making a recommendation that the full council add apartments and condos to the l
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 14, 2015 09:58
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[UK] NHS Fife joins local vets to highlight danger of passive smoking on animals

Albavet, which has surgeries in Kirkcaldy, Burntisland, Dalgety Bay and Dunfermline, is encouraging customers and visitors to sign up to the smoke-free homes pledge. By signing the pledge, participants commit themselves to keeping their homes completely
Fife Today (uk)
added May 13, 2015 11:45
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[Ohio, West Virginia] Study Links Secondhand Smoke Exposure to Motor Impairment in Children

Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure was significantly associated with motor impairment in a study of children living in the Appalachian region of Ohio and West Virginia, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC).
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
added May 13, 2015 11:40
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[UK] Can condos prohibit smoking on balconies?

In our view, the new prohibition against smoking in restaurant and bar patios would not apply to condominium exclusive-use terraces and balconies as this new prohibition does not likely apply to areas which primarily form part of a private dwelling. What
Lexology (uk)
added May 6, 2015 19:39
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[Massachusetts] Easton Housing Authority bans smoking in apartments

commissioners voted recently to institute a smoking ban inside housing units and common areas at all of the authority’s properties. Sharpe, 67, has smoked for about 30 years. “Seven years I’ve lived here and been able to smoke, now all of a sudden, boom,
Brockton (MA) Enterprise
added May 5, 2015 09:02
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