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[Massachusetts] Springfield Housing Authority bans use of e-cigarettes at its properties

it is banning the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on housing authority property, The move by the housing authority's Board of Commissioners immediately bans the use of any electronic tobacco products in any apartment, common area or outside propert
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Mar 18, 2015 17:05
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[New York] Secondhand smoke a smoldering issue, especially in housing complexes

“Is smoke-free a trend? Absolutely,” said Realtor John Brown of Coldwell Banker Faith Properties. “Is smoke-free a trend in private pay, upscale rentals? Absolutely.” In large complexes just outside Utica, no smoking policies have been getting almost as
Herkimer (NY) Telegram
added Mar 18, 2015 14:54
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority bans smoking in public housing

unanimously passed an addendum to its lease agreements Tuesday night banning smoking inside their residences. The addendum was introduced in a November notice to residents detailing the authority's drive to improve the overall health of its public housi
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Mar 18, 2015 14:45
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[California] NELSON: Smokefree housing: Berkeley scores a win for public health and citizens’ wallets

In Dec. 2013, the City of Berkeley adopted a smoke-free housing law with the most comprehensive enforcement standards in the state. While other cities have relied primarily on landlords and homeowner’s associations to be the “enforcers” of the laws, Berk
Berkeleyside
added Mar 18, 2015 14:40
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[Singapore] If neighbours can't settle disputes, law will step in

Parliament passed the Community Disputes Resolution Bill yesterday. ... an unhappy pregnant resident's complaint that the constant smell of cigarette smoke from her neighbour living one level below her flat would affect her unborn child. She asked: "Smok
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 14, 2015 12:02
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[District of Columbia] Neighbors’ spat stems from secondhand smoke

“They say smoke and incense and marijuana is leaking through the wall,” Gray, a smoker, said of the complaints he received from the Coppingers. After discussions and letters between the two, the Coppingers brought a $500,000 lawsuit against Gray and Joh
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Mar 13, 2015 13:05
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[District of Columbia] How to confront a pot-smoking neighbor about the smell

#1: SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE DWELLER / #2: ENLIST THE HELP OF MANAGEMENT / #3: WRITE A LETTER / #4: RENTERS... CONSULT YOUR LEASE / #5: TRY TO MITIGATE THE SMELL / #6: MAYBE IT'S TIME TO MOVE...
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:52
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC residents complain about pot smoke in condos, apartments

“It is up to apartment buildings and condo buildings to regulate their smoking policies,” the mayor responded. There are no easy answers to this problem. And perhaps that is why the city left it to the buildings to figure out how to make everyone happy
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:48
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, physician argues

Drawing from his experience as a family physician caring for families with children who have suffered severe respiratory illness due to secondhand smoke exposure, Dr. Goldstein says it is time for society—including doctors—to do much more. Dr. Goldstein a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:44
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[District of Columbia] If You Can Sue Your Neighbors Over Cigarettes, You Can Sue Them Over Anything

The District’s homeowners can look forward to a bright future of suing one another over the slightest bugaboos in the wake of a case ... , says Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute.
The Washingtonian
added Mar 11, 2015 15:31
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