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[Florida] New Fort Myers apartment complex saying no to cigarettes

The Venetian Apartments, Fort Myers’ newest complex located on Winkler Road, boast more than 400 new units, a pool, two gyms, waterfront grilling pavilions, and even a dog washing station. But one thing you won’t find at the Venetian is anywhere to smok
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 5, 2018 14:10
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[Alabama] HUD targets smokers in public housing units

Jeff Snead, director of housing with the Decatur Housing Authority, said his agency enacted the no-smoking-inside policy Oct. 1, 2017, but it isn’t ready to enforce the 25-foot policy. “We’re sure there are some people violating the no-smoking policy,”
Decatur (AL) Daily
added Oct 5, 2018 13:31
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[Canada] Clearing the smoke on condo no-smoking rules before cannabis legalization

With the legalization of marijuana next month, landlords, tenants and condominium owners may still be uncertain about their rights to either smoke — or prohibit smoking — in apartments and condominiums. The starting point of a discussion about the right
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 07:30
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Testing for Tobacco and Other Smoke Residues and the New HUD Smoke-Free Housing Rule

testing for tobacco smoke residues before people sign a lease or by property managers to ensure tenants have not smoked, is becoming ever more common. At Clark Seif Clark, their building science professionals offer testing services for environmental tobac
WebWire
added Oct 2, 2018 03:45
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Childhood secondhand smoke exposure tied to arthritis in adulthood

Women exposed to secondhand smoke as children may be more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than people who didn’t breathe cigarette fumes growing up, a French study suggests.
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:06
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'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents

It is supposed to save states $150 million a year in health and renovation costs. Elderly residents, who are more likely to lack mobility and to have smoked for a longer period of time, are slowest to adjust. Evictions for smoking violations are rare but
Governing Magazine
added Sep 26, 2018 16:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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