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[Canada] Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit pushes for smoke-free apartment buildings

Smoking rates are down to about 20 per cent in the region, the health unit stated in a press release, but almost one in three families in multi-unit dwellings is involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke through shared ventilation systems, windows and pa
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Oct 1, 2014 05:50
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Pot smoke a challenge for renters and landlords

A Lakewood family says marijuana smoke is seeping into their apartment from the person next door. They've filed a complaint ... the process to stop the problem can be a challenge. Faith Glass-Wilson is eight months pregnant. She says her health and the h
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:03
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[California] Editorial: Needlessly smoldering issue in Aliso Viejo

As government continues to create rationales for exerting its authority, the issue of smoking in one’s own home should be left to that home’s owner and its residents.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 25, 2014 12:45
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[New York] Bid to ban smoking in common areas of buildings

The city is poised to put the kibosh on smoking in the common areas of buildings with 10 dwellings or less under a bill coming before the City Council on Tuesday. The proposed ban, which is being pushed by Bronx Councilman James Vacca, would outlaw smoki
New York Post
added Sep 23, 2014 14:16
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[Alaska, California] Charlo Greene In Legal Dispute with Neighbor Over Her Pot Smoking

Greene allegedly smoked so much pot at home that her next door neighbor’s kid got violently ill … and now they’re warring in court. Tyler Gilbrech tells TMZ … Charlo and her boyfriend moved into the apartment above his in June, and claims she immediately
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:10
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[Florida] Some Manatee apartment buildings, condos going smoke-free

The search wasn't as easy as he thought it would be. There are roughly seven apartment and condos in Manatee County that have followed a current national trend and gone either completely or partially smoke-free so occupants won't have to breathe in seco
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Sep 23, 2014 06:35
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California to ban smoking at home daycare centers

Home day care operators in California must stop smoking in their houses, even after hours when children are gone. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he had signed AB1819, joining 12 other states with similar bans that target "third-hand" smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2014 13:28
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[California] Housing group aims to clear the air among neighbors

Apartments in Calaveras County should close the door to smoking inside, says the Calaveras Multiunit Housing Workgroup, which strives to protect residents from secondhand smoke. On Sept. 10, the group presented “Share Walls, Not Smoke,” a 12-minute aware
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Sep 16, 2014 13:47
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[Canada] Growing movement to ban smoking in Toronto apartment buildings

“Eighty per cent of residents who live in multi-unit housing in Ontario would choose smoke free if they had a choice,” said Lorraine Fry, the executive director of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association. “Landlords don’t know that it’s legal for them to ac
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:56
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UW Study: Veterans Lag Behind in Adopting Smoke-Free Home Rules

a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that veterans are less likely to implement rules about having a smoke-free home, an agreement among occupants that has several associated health benefits, when compared to nonveteran civilians.
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 10, 2014 05:41
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