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CHANGE IS IN THE AIR / An Action Guide for Establishing Smoke-Free Public Housing and Multifamily Properties (PDF)

the movement of secondhand smoke between units cannot be controlled in multifamily buildings.* Research has shown that ventilation and other air filtration technologies cannot eliminate the health risks caused by secondhand smoke exposure.2 HUD also suppo
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 28, 2015 11:38

[Minnesota] School leaders seek to expand smoke-free plan

The University’s Office for Off-Campus Housing is partnering with the Minneapolis Health Department and Live Smoke Free to ask landlords in the area to update their leases to include a smoke-free policy.
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:06

[Canada] The final frontier: smoking bans in apartments, condos

The private home is one of the last places where Canadians can indiscriminately light up a cigarette without risking breaking the law. And a growing number of people would like that to change. Specifically, people who live in apartments, condominiums and
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2015 13:56

Analysis: Possible relationship between secondhand smoke and caries in kids

A possible causal relationship may exist between secondhand smoke (SHS) and caries in the primary dentition in children, according to a review of studies recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (December
added Jan 27, 2015 06:42

Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36
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[California] A higher bar for East Bay cities anti-smoking grades

Pleasant Hill, Fremont and Martinez were once at the forefront of tobacco control efforts among East Bay cities. But in the past few years, other cities -- including Walnut Creek and Richmond -- have passed tougher laws, raising the bar for all others.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:28

Singapore man fined $15,800 for throwing cigarette butts out his window

Authorities in Singapore announced a fine of more than $15,000 was imposed on a litterbug caught on camera tossing cigarette butts from his high-rise window. The National Environment Agency announced the 38-year-old man was ordered to pay $15,836 after in
added Jan 23, 2015 17:58

A Singapore Smoker Was Fined $15,000 For Throwing Cigarette Butts Out Of A Window

Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine. The man was fined S$600 per cigarette for the first 33 offences, and ordered to do comm
added Jan 23, 2015 11:38

[New York] CB 1 talks public health, licenses

Phil Konigsberg, a CB 7 member, asked the board to consider endorsing a measure prohibiting smoking in multi-unit apartment buildings...he was inspired by Staten Island Community Board 3, which was the first in the city to pass a smoke-free resolution and
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2015 11:27

Germany's smokers could face 'smoking timetable' on their own balcony

Smokers in Germany could be forced to observe a timetable on their own balcony if their smoking causes sufficient discomfort to their neighbours, following a court ruling
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:52
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