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[Texas] Smoking prohibited within 25 feet of public housing buildings in Harlingen

It's a regulation Roxanne Duran believes will have a positive impact in the community. "We have kids running around outside. We don't have to worry about finding cigarette butts on the floor and kids putting them in their mouths and thinking basically t
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[New York] Smoke and mirrors: Smoking banned in NYCHA housing

The member of the December 12th Movement community organization continued, “Having said that, NYCHA’s implementation of an open no smoking policy while hiding a policy of lying about lead paint and repairs will, in my view, greatly hinder tenant’s accept
New York Amsterdam News
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Maine] Marijuana fumes dispute drives Augusta condo neighbors to court

A judge has ordered the medical marijuana patient to stop smoking at home, at least temporarily.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 4, 2018 15:55
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

A new U.S. ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartment
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2018 15:49
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[Tennessee] AUDIO: Nashville Public Housing Won’t Enforce New National Ban On Smoking

many residents have been under the impression the blanket ban applies to them. And for good reason. They recently signed leases clearly saying smoking is prohibited, which some were unhappy about. "I don't see how they're going to detect if you're smoki
WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Aug 3, 2018 22:02
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Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Researchers have determined that new mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes, stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 2, 2018 23:57
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

HUD notes that people "do not have to quit smoking" to live in government housing, but need to follow the new ban. Prior to the ban’s enactment, roughly 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free, CBS News reported. The new ban is expected to
The Hill
added Aug 2, 2018 23:05
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[UK, USA] Could smoking be BANNED in council houses? New law may see sparking up at home OUTLAWED

Simon Clark, director of the smoker support charity Forest, said the group is monitoring what is happening very closely, warning there could be dire consequences if similar laws were introduced over here. He told Daily Star Online: “New York was the fir
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:33
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[New York] Public housing goes smoke-free

Some, however, are not happy about the policy. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video, said 25 feet from her building is "basically in the middle of the street. "So that means I pay rent here a
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 2, 2018 18:31
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