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[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

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers told: Keep Christmas parties healthy

New Vois Association of the Philippines president Emer Rojas said Monday the endless feasting on buffets and long conversations...usually accompany smoking, exposing loved ones and even children to the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:03

[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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[Pennsylvania] They won't blow smoke in public housing

About 8,000 people living in public housing in Reading could be impacted by a proposed rule change that would ban smoking. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro recently announced the proposal to make the nation's 3,100 public housi
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Dec 11, 2015 19:08

[Kansas] Health Department to facilitate discussions about state tobacco plan

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will facilitate two one-hour listening sessions next week to get public input on a statewide tobacco-control plan.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2015 01:54
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