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[California] SUBJECT: Proposed Ordinance Amending Town Smoking Regulations to Ban Smoking in Multi-Unit Residences

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce and waive the first reading of the attached proposed ordinance amending the Town's Smoking Regulations to ban smoking in multi-unit residences...Council requested that the ban apply to medical marijuana and ecigarettes.
Town of San Anselmo (CA)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:45
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Indoor pollution a bigger threat in winter

Modern, well-built homes are more air tight than they once were. While that helps keep energy costs down, an air tight dwelling keeps pollutants like mold, dust and tobacco smoke inside. The more time you spend indoors, the more exposure you have.
Consumer Affairs
added Dec 3, 2014 20:56

[New York] Woman says her co-op is trying to boot her for smoking

A Manhattan smoker who’s taken expensive measures to keep the odor of her cigarettes from bothering her Gramercy neighbors says she is dying of cancer — and facing eviction for her habit. Nancy Fray, 62, has lived in a cozy one-bedroom apartment in The Sa
New York Post
added Dec 2, 2014 08:01

[Australia] Smoked out: Andrea Cicholas is fed up with neighbours smoking and wants smoke-free apartment blocks

Andrea Cicholas had to move twice in the past year due to neighbours smoking on balconies in her apartment complex. She is now pushing for smoke-free complexes in Perth.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Dec 1, 2014 18:47

Arizona Republic columnist EJ Montini and reporter Richard Ruelas discuss the possibility of banning smoking in Phoenix's public housing.

Study: Adopting a smoke-free policy in such units nationwide would save nearly $500 million per year There are 500 smoke-free policies at public housing units across the country, up from 12 in 2005
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 26, 2014 15:28

[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / My neighbor's second-hand smoke is making me sick

Recently, more and more smokers have been ordered by courts to pay compensation to people around them who claim the fumes from their smoking have caused health problems for them. As your health problems caused by the smoke are serious, I suggest you go
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:22

[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31

[New York] Smoking could be snuffed out in MHA housing

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority soon will have three smoke-free buildings, two in new structures and one in a renovation. And the authority is considering banning indoor smoking at its three buildings for seniors and the disabled, said Executive Di
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Nov 17, 2014 12:31

[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

Secondhand smoke exposure and serum cotinine levels among current smokers in the USA

Smokers living in residences where others smoke inside the home had significantly higher cotinine levels than smokers reporting no SHS exposure, regardless of individual smoking intensity. Future research should target the role that SHS exposure may have
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:32
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