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AAFP Throws Support Behind Smoke-free Public Housing Proposal

Furthermore, said the joint letter, "Our organizations also strongly urge HUD to prohibit any 'grandfathering' policies that delay implementation beyond the 18-month period (the department has proposed) or allow case-by-case decisions that would allow so
American Family Physician
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47

Ask Real Estate: Window Wars

Managing the odor from cigarette smoke might be difficult, but the board should try. The smoker could place an air filtration or ventilation system in his unit. Ultimately, that apartment might need to be sealed along walls, floors and ceilings so smoke
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:41

Second-hand smoke increases fatness, hinders cognition in children

"The take-home message is that for these children, smoke exposure was connected to two major adverse health outcomes, one above the neck and one below the neck," said Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Georgia Prevention Institute a
added Jan 29, 2016 19:07

[UK] Another nail in smoking's coffin? Smoking makes your kids fat, research finds

Scientists said it was another reason for adults smokers to stub out the habit to quit because they are putting their youngsters at a physical and mental disadvantage for life.
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:04

[Canada] BC judge tells man he must quit smoking in his condo ahead of human rights challenge

A “life-long smoker” has been ordered to butt out inside his Langley, B.C., apartment while he waits to challenge his condo corporation with a human rights complaint. A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has concluded that Paul Aradi must follow a no-s
National Post (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:19

[California] Council discusses smoking

Some of them showed up at a recent Half Moon Bay City Council meeting to share their frustrations around second hand smoke.... As a result, city officials have tried to walk a fine line. The current city proposal “has a heavier approach than some jurisdi
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Jan 28, 2016 15:12

[Canada] Military veteran fights to continue smoking in Langley strata building

A military veteran has lost one of the three battles he is fighting so he can continue smoking inside his condo. Paul Aradi, 70, was ordered by the B.C. Supreme Court to butt out...has argued that he has a disability due to his cigarette addiction....In
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:56
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Fitchburg Housing Authority clears the air

With its new policy, the Fitchburg Housing Authority joins the growing number of public and private multiunit housing properties throughout Massachusetts with smoke-free policies, a positive trend that protects residents from the serious health effects o
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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[UK] Why moving house could be the best time to give up smoking

psychologists have found that big upheavals create a window of opportunity for getting rid of bad habits, such as smoking. The University of Bath has discovered that people are more open to new ideas and information when going through a major change.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 16:05

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking in public housing

The HUD rule would improve not just health but safety. Smoking is the top cause of fire deaths in multi-unit housing. Five years ago, smoking was responsible for 17,600 residential fires that took 490 lives, caused 1,370 injuries and led to $516 million
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jan 27, 2016 00:10
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