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[Illinois] Housing authority residents 50-50 on smoking ban

KCHA Director Derek Antoine said this has been a typical response. "I'd say it's about 50–50. We have folks that don't like that we are smoke-free and those that are thankful," Antoine said. "The voices that are against the policy are a little bit louder
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Dec 21, 2015 14:26
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[North Carolina] HATFIELD: No smoking: Local condo tower fought to clear the air

Hampshire homeowners passed this amendment by a 77 percent vote. This vote speaks volumes to the dedication of our homeowners to a healthy environment, to the hard work and commitment of our association, and to the changing tide with regard to smoking in
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Dec 20, 2015 17:22

Hints From Heloise: Smoke Gets in Your Home

I would like to add another very important question when apartment and condo hunting: What are the smoking regulations in the building? When someone smokes inside or on patios and balconies, the smoke fills the surrounding apartment homes.
Washington Post
added Dec 19, 2015 18:14

Extinguishing Thirdhand Smoke

(HUD) recently awarded Matt, Quintana and Hoh a $700,000 grant to look at the best ways to reduce the risk of thirdhand smoke in HUD-subsidized housing. Over the next three years, the researchers will recruit study participants in 200 low-income homes an
San Diego State University
added Dec 18, 2015 21:10

[Illinois] Potential smoking ban in public housing concerns residents

A proposed regulation by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that would prohibit smoking in all public housing indoor areas was released last month for a 60-day public comment period, which has local housing authorities contemplating a balanc
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Dec 18, 2015 19:54

[UK-Scotland] The density of tobacco retailers in home and school environments and relationship with adolescent smoking behaviours in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

density of tobacco retail outlets in residential neighbourhoods is associated with increased odds of both ever smoked and current smoking among adolescents in Scotland. Policymakers may be advised to focus on reducing the overall density of tobacco outlet
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:02

Smoke-free multiunit housing: a review of the scientific literature [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future research ...could further inform public health planning, policy and practice. Despite these gaps, the current literature provides sufficient evidence for action to eliminate SHS exposure in MUH.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 16:59
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[California] Smoking banned in El Monte apartment buildings

El Monte has joined dozens of other California cities... The City Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to ban smoking in both apartment and condominium buildings with three or more attached units — amounting to 9,000 homes, or roughly 30 percent of all
San Gabriel Valley (CA) Tribune
added Dec 17, 2015 14:47
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[Minnesota] Proposal could lead to Winona HRA smoking ban in rest of city's public housing

Winona’s public housing could be going smoke-free within the next year, depending on the outcome of a proposal by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan, which HUD announced in mid-November, would require the nation’s more tha
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Dec 16, 2015 18:42

[UK-Scotland] Gangland hit man William Gage loses jail smoking challenge

Gage, 43, whose parents died of cancer after smoking, said he was vulnerable to tobacco smoke at Shotts jail ...A judge has now ruled there is nothing illegal about his prison conditions...prison cells were deemed as private residences, making them exemp
BBC Online
added Dec 16, 2015 18:13
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