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[UK-Scotland] Living with smoker 'as bad as living in polluted city'

Non-smokers who live with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study. The researchers found that living with smokers is the same as living in smoke-free homes in heavily pol
BBC Online
added Oct 21, 2014 09:34

[Canada] NL Housing tenant wants smoke-free environment

A tenant with Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation is hoping to convince the organization to amend its smoking regulations.
NL News Now (ca)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:13

A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viability of such policies during each strategic step.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:53

[Maine] Smokers not obeying housing rules

Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at or 207-626-4600. If the building management is falling down on the job, Maine Housing may be able to help.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Oct 16, 2014 13:09

[Ohio] New local campaign focuses on dangers of secondhand smoke

The Athens City-County Health Department is sponsoring a series of these billboards as part of a campaign to encourage families to make and keep their homes smoke-free.
Athens (OH) Messenger
added Oct 15, 2014 13:31

[Ohio] Activate Allen County: Secondhand smoke truly dangerous

If you live in multi-unit housing -- that means apartment complexes, duplexes or any other place that more than one family resides -- there's a good chance you are being exposed to secondhand smoke, even if you can't see it.
Lima (OH) News
added Oct 12, 2014 22:00

CDC: Banning Smoking in Public Housing Could Save States Millions

At a time when public housing agencies are increasingly considering smoking prohibitions, a new study shows that a ban would save nearly $500 million a year.
Governing Magazine
added Oct 11, 2014 22:54

Ask Real Estate: When Smoke Gets in Your Apartment

“Secondhand cigarette smoke is different from secondhand marijuana smoke,” said Janet Ray Kalson, a lawyer who represents tenants. “Secondhand cigarette smoke is an established health hazard, and marijuana smoke is not.”
New York Times
added Oct 11, 2014 12:19

[Canada] SIMON: Smoke-free housing — healthy, legal and in demand

too many people living in multi-residential buildings are still being involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke where they live. Data from the health unit’s monthly Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance Survey of local health behaviors indicates 87 per cent of (ca)
added Oct 10, 2014 02:50

Study: Smoking ban in public housing saves Maine $1 million annually

Maine is the only state that prohibits smokers from lighting up in all of its public housing units, which saves the state $1.09 million annually, according to the study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2014 02:46
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