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[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Pets and second-hand smoking

Ireland AM’s resident vet Pete Wederburn was in... So why are our animal friends more at risk from passive smoking than humans? Well, because our pets tend to spend all of their time in the house (if they are house animals) they have more time to be expos
TV3 (ie)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:26

[Minnesota] Local smoke-free housing advocate headed to White House conference

An advocate for smoke-free public housing in Duluth and Minnesota is leaving for Washington to attend a White House meeting on a proposed national policy. Pat McKone, regional senior director for tobacco programs and policy for the American Lung Assoc
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jan 5, 2016 18:11

This Is Why You Don't Want to Move In After a Smoker

Finally, if you’re searching for a new home or apartment, ask questions. "Always require that your real estate or rental agent discloses if previous owners or renters smoked," Matt says—and avoid the ones where smokers lived.
added Jan 5, 2016 18:04

Should HUD Ban Smoking In Public Housing?

A legitimate case for the ban can be offered on non-paternalistic grounds, but it appears to be far from optimal policy in light of several other rather obvious alternatives available to policymakers. I see no grounds for extending such a ban to e-cigaret
added Jan 5, 2016 16:37

Why buying a home from a smoker increases YOUR chance of cancer: Third-hand smoke can linger in carpets, curtains and walls for months

Researchers found the so-called third-hand smoke is a serious threat to health - especially in young children and those with underlying health conditions. They discovered the harmful residue of cigarette smoke can be absorbed into virtually any porous su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:49

[Asia, Taiwan] Woman to get compensation for 2nd-hand smoke from neighbors

The New Taipei District Court ruled Monday that a man and his son should pay NT$24,900 (US$753) to a woman for letting the smell of the smoke of their cigarettes spiral up to their neighbor's apartment. The woman, surnamed Chen, filed a suit in court sta
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:05

U.S. childhood asthma rising in south, poor kids, ages 10-17 : Prevention tips

Switch to vaping. If you smoke cigarettes, parents, and can't shake the nicotine habit, try vaping. E-cigs put out vapor instead of smoke and vaping tends not to aggravate asthma. Some people with asthma report that although they can't be around secondha (National)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:55

[UK] Buying a house from a smoker could prove dangerous for your health, study finds

Dr Georg Matt, a psychologist from San Diego State University in the US who has studied the effects of third-hand smoke for 20 years, said: “Homes become reservoirs of tobacco smoke pollutants. “These volatile compounds soak into the drywall. Gypsum is li
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:32

Thirdhand smoke? Oh, brother.

While the public has long been aware of the dangers of smoking and passive exposure to secondhand smoke, researchers at San Diego State University are raising a call for vigilance regarding the perils posed by thirdhand smoke, or residues left on surface
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Jan 2, 2016 01:35
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