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[California] Pleasant Hill restricts e-cigarette use, may ban smoking in shopping centers

The City Council has restricted e-cigarette use in public, a prelude to banning smoking in all shopping centers. Passed unanimously Monday, the urgency measure adds e-cigarettes to the city's existing ordinance that prohibits smoking in and near city-own
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jul 22, 2015 00:46
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[Pennsylvania] The Science of Why Philadelphia’s Public Housing is Going Smoke Free

“We found that 70 to 85 percent of common areas, and over 20 percent of non-smoker apartments had detectable nicotine levels—which provides important evidence that current policies are not effective in protecting residents, and that it is not possible to
Drexel News Blog
added Jul 21, 2015 05:38
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[Pennsylvania] PHA goes smoke-free, provides Internet access

The authority becomes one of more than 500 nationwide with a program in place that bans smoking in at least a few of their dwellings. PHA houses about 80,000 residents. The move by the authority comes as the Department of Housing and Urban Development ha
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Jul 17, 2015 15:42
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[New York] VIDEO: SMOKE FREE ADVOCATES MAKE STRIDES IN HOUSING

Three Queens-based advocates for Smoke Free apartment buildings discuss their recent success and their hope that the City Council and the Mayor will take action on a larger level in the near future in an interview with City & State TV. Phil Konigsberg
City & State NY
added Jul 17, 2015 12:05
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[Pennsylvania] PHA bans smoking in all public housing units

The Philadelphia Housing Authority's board of commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to ban smoking in all PHA units. Housing officials said Philadelphia, with 80,000 low-income tenants, is the largest city in the country to enact such a prohibition. T
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 17, 2015 11:27
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: PHA to consider banning smoking in some units

Philadelphia Housing Authority on Thursday will consider banning smoking in some of its properties, a move that officials say would make it the largest public housing agency "in the nation to implement such a policy." If approved by the Board of Commissi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 16, 2015 13:42
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[Maine] 2015 HUD SECRETARY'S AWARD FOR HEALTHY HOMES WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Healthy Homes Innovation and Achievement in Public Policy: Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine – The Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine is a leader in the smoke-free housing movement for 13 years, is working to reduce involuntary exposure to second
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:29
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Are Women More Susceptible To Secondhand Smoke Exposure Than Men?

Licensed clinical psychologist Alicia Clark, PsyD, tells Yahoo Health that women can have difficulty speaking up when their needs are in conflict with those of someone they love, as is often the case when smokers and non-smokers live together. “Women are
Yahoo!
added Jul 14, 2015 10:55
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[Massachusetts] Sharon public housing is mixed on smoking issue

Sharon Housing Authority has made its complexes healthier this year with a smoking ban, it is still allowed at Stony Brook Court housing...Larry Gould ... contends with second hand smoke from a neighbor who is a heavy smoker.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:21
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[Nebraska] Lincoln County Receives Anti-Tobacco Funding

Community Connections Tobacco Free Lincoln County received two years worth of funding from Tobacco Free Nebraska and they hope to keep up the same work they've been doing with it. "We will continue to work to keep youth from starting to use tobacco." Coo
KNOP Channel 2 (North Platte, NE)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:21
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