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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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[Pennsylvania] Airborne nicotine down in public housing after new policy

A 2015 policy change had led to a reduction in the airborne nicotine levels in Philadelphia public housing, a Drexel University study indicates. Ann Klassen came to the Dornsife School of Public Health in 2011 and was awarded the Community Transformatio
The Triangle (Drexel University)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:16
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[Kansas] Topeka Housing Authority residents will be barred from smoking inside complexes

Nobisch said she is hopeful the rule will motivate her and her husband to quit smoking. As part of the new regulations, THA will provide resources to residents who want to curb the habit. “I tell myself I’ll cut it to three a day,” said Bob, who smokes
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 15, 2017 01:14
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[California] Windsor moves to snuff out smoking in multifamily buildings

The town has scheduled two public workshops to discuss a potential ordinance intended to snuff out secondhand smoke, which can drift between dwelling units and in shared ventilation systems. The ban would cover tobacco and perhaps marijuana, whether for
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Feb 14, 2017 09:48
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[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia’s Smoke-Free Housing Policy Is Proving Effective

Public housing residents in Philadelphia are getting a breath of fresh air: A new study presents evidence that a 2015 policy by the Philadelphia Housing Authority has led to lowered levels of second-hand smoke in the city’s public housing communities.
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Feb 14, 2017 09:46
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[New York] Some smokers say government should butt out

Cumm, survivor of a bout of cancer that she believes came from secondhand smoke, welcomes the smoking ban at Plattsburgh Housing Authority properties, including her own. Other tenants, however, believe it’s an infringement on their constitutional rights
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes

Secondhand smoke exposure has dropped dramatically among public housing residents in Philadelphia since the introduction of a smoke-free policy, a new study finds. Researchers assessed nicotine levels in four Philadelphia Housing Authority properties be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 9, 2017 00:40
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[Washington] Keeping the air smoke and vape free in Pierce County

Residents of Pierce County and across the state have been able to breathe easy because of the smoking in public places law enacted more than 10 years ago. In 2016, people got another layer of protection when lawmakers passed a similar law for vaping. Taco
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Feb 8, 2017 23:54
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