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[Tennessee] Feds may ban smoking in public housing

Tullahoma Housing Authority (THA) Executive Director Jim Rock said he’s not a fan of the proposed rule, which would affect five THA developments... For right now, Rock said, “They are giving us a choice;” but if the proposed rule becomes HUD’s final rule
Tullahoma (TN) News
added Jan 13, 2016 06:45

[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43
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[Tennessee] Nashville Apartment Staffers Forced To Stub Out Cigarettes With Residents In Smoking Ban

The first private apartment complexes to accept the Metro Health Department’s challenge to ban smoking say it’s going pretty well. No one has packed up and left yet. But going smoke-free has been hard for those trying to quit. “Oh it’s rough. It’s rough
WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Jan 11, 2016 18:47

Researchers find shared molecular response to tobacco smoke and indoor air pollution

Exposure to certain household air pollutants may cause some of the same molecular changes as smoking cigarettes. A study in the journal Carcinogenesis reports non-smoking women living in rural China who burn smoky (bituminous) coal for heating and cookin
added Jan 11, 2016 18:39
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[New York] Letter: Smoke wafts throughout complex

Our lease states No Smoking, but it is niot enforced. These apartments are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development When I go to wash clothes or pick up my mail I have to try not to breathe, the smoke is so bad. I would love to
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:36

[Connecticut] City Halfway To Stop-Smoking Outreach Target

So reported Harp administration officials Thursday. They updated the public at City Hall on their effort to make the city tobacco free, six months after passing an ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco in public spaces.
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Jan 11, 2016 18:30

Prevalence and Determinants of Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Middle and High School Students

Approximately half of US students in grades 6 through 12 reported exposure to SHS in 2013. Smoke-free home and vehicle rules, coupled with intensified implementation and enforcement of comprehensive smoke-free laws, could help protect youth from this prev
added Jan 11, 2016 15:15

[New York] ‘Your cancer is your problem’ smoker says to neighbor: suit

A Wall Street trader suffering from throat cancer is under assault from his physician neighbor who’s wielding her secondhand smoke as a weapon, he claims... Pulini, 70, not only props her apartment door open to ensure more smoke spills out into common are
New York Post
added Jan 10, 2016 20:00

[West Virginia] Public smoking ban in public housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a smoking ban in the one-point-two million units of public housing it oversees. But this isn't just a ban on smoking in public areas. It would extend to the inside of people's apartments, too.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Jan 8, 2016 22:17
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KILSON: Public Housing Is the Next Battlefront for Smoking Bans

With the 60-day window for public comment soon closing, it looks like there is a pretty good chance the new HUD requirements will go into effect sometime in the next 18 months. A push to eliminate cigarette smoking is a noble one; we know that cigarette
added Jan 8, 2016 01:38
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