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[Tennessee] Nashville targets apartments in smoke-free campaign

One smoker in a multi-unit home affects the other residents, too. That's why the Metro Public Health Department launched the Breathe Easy Nashville campaign Thursday, detailing the consequences of smoking in those multi-unit homes to property managers.
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Metro Health Department launches smoke-free housing campaign

The Metro Health Department is launching the ‘Breathe Easy Nashville’ campaign that’s focus is to raise awareness on dangers of secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing. “Secondhand smoke is a serious health concern, especially for seniors and children li
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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[Minnesota] Northfield's Jefferson Square preps for smoke-free implementation on Jan. 1

And those changes are likely going to continue across the nation as the federal government looks to encourage smoke-free policies in public housing. “The federal government is taking an encouraging approach,” said Warren Ortland, attorney with the Public
Northfield (MN) News
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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Renfrew County Housing Corporation adopts smoke-free policy

RCHC's smoke-free policy will be adopted through attrition, except for at 41 Vimy Blvd. in Renfrew, the site of a January fire caused by careless smoking that dislodged residents from their home.
Inside Ottawa (ON) Valley (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:36
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[Canada] Transition to smoke-free environments can create conflict: Coady

Wells, who suffers from several health conditions, including COPD and asthma, currently lives across the hallway from one of those smokers who is exempt from the 2009 policy. Wells has been trying to convince Newfoundland and Labrador Housing to reverse
Western Star (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 09:44
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[New York] Queens Councilman to propose smoking ban in NYC housing

Queens Councilman Donovan Richards’s proposal would slap the prohibition on units that get city subsidies, tax breaks, loans or cheap land after the legislation takes effect.
New York Daily News
added Oct 29, 2015 00:01
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[New York] Proposed bill would ban city-subsidized tenants from smoking in apartments

The bill, which is sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Queens), would only apply to residential buildings that receive city subsidies for affordable housing, said Richards’ Deputy Chief of Staff Jerrel Burney. Richards noted it would also apply
New York Post
added Oct 28, 2015 23:59
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[District of Columbia] Experts urge citizens to adopt DC No-Smoking policy

Washington health experts are calling for more smoke-free public spaces, specifically housing, in the District as a tool to tackle smoking-related death disparities for African Americans. The health officials were part of a panel at Howard University disc
District Chronicles
added Oct 25, 2015 18:53
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Secondhand Smoke in Infancy May Harm Kids' Teeth / Exposure increased risk of cavities, researchers report

Children exposed to secondhand smoke at 4 months of age may be at risk for tooth decay by age 3, Japanese researchers report. Those children were roughly twice as likely to have cavities as kids whose parents didn't smoke. A mother's tobacco use during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 22, 2015 13:54
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At new apartment complex, no smoking, no vaping, no dog poop

The Quaye at Palm Beach Gardens, developed by Tampa-based HG Management... One other rule at the Quaye: no smoking (or even vaping) by tenants or guests, anywhere on the grounds.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Oct 21, 2015 15:13
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