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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[New York] Residential smoking rules are ‘unenforceable,’ landlords say

“It’s totally unenforceable,” said Frank Ricci, director of government affairs at the Rent Stabilization Association, which represents owners of rent-regulated buildings. “It could put owners in a very libelous position because another tenant in the buil
amNew York
added Aug 30, 2017 04:43
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[Arizona] KICKIN’ THE HABIT Filtering out problems

It’s been almost three weeks since La Ramona Morales Apartments in Benson implemented its complete smoke-free policy on Aug. 1. And Chairity LaDuke, community manager at La Ramona Morales, said residents are already taking to the change.
Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald
added Aug 30, 2017 01:36
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[New York] NYC Boosts Cigarette Prices to $13, Bans Sales by Pharmacies

The anti-tobacco moves came in the form of a seven-point package of laws that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Monday. The measures create a retail license fee for sellers of electronic cigarettes and almost double the licensing fee for tobacco retailers to $
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2017 13:25
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[Australia] Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban

ONE in five Victorians is being exposed to second-hand smoke at home, and the maj­ority of people support a ban on lighting up in shared areas in apartment blocks or units. A Cancer Council survey of 4000 people has found 18 per cent of Victorians had b
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:16
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[California] Pleasanton Revises No Smoking Ordinance

At last week's council meeting, the ordinance was changed to prohibit smoking of any kind. The vote was unanimous. Mayor Jerry Thorne pointed out, "Medication normally doesn't affect anyone else. In this case it does." He referred to those with condition
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[New York] VIDEO: Critics fume over common-area smoking ban

Co-op and condo boards in Riverdale are fighting new regulations that would block smoking in residential buildings' common areas like lobbies, hallways and elevators. Public health advocates point to the dangers of secondhand smoke. But opponents of the
News 12
added Aug 23, 2017 15:23
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[UK] Homerton Hospital smoking ban would stop patients smoking in their homes for an hour before staff visit

Homerton Hospital is planning a total smoking ban on its premises – and in patients’ homes – by the end of the year. Pending the results of a consultation, the ban would be introduced in phases, with staff no longer able to smoke on site by October – to
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 14:36
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