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[South Dakota] Apartment Owners See Benefits to Going Smoke-Free

Adopting a smoke-free policy can improve the living environment for apartment dwellers while reducing maintenance costs, according to a survey of multiunit housing owners and operators. South Dakota State University nursing researchers, assistant professo
added Jul 22, 2015 19:28

[California] San Mateo considers stronger anti-smoking ordinance

City Council voiced support Monday night for banning cigarette smoking in all multifamily dwellings and public parks as well as "public service areas" where people congregate such as bus stops and ATM and movie theater lines.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 22, 2015 12:19

[California] Editorial: Ban on public marijuana use makes sense

People have the right to smoke, but when smoke from someone else’s cigarette affects another’s health, it’s time for some government regulation. Limiting smoking in multi-unit buildings with shared walls may seem like overreach for some, but not for the p
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 22, 2015 12:18

[California] San Mateo moves toward more stringent smoking ban: Ordinance considers e-cigs, marijuana, smoking in multi-unit apartments

a proposed ordinance that would include banning cigarette smoke in all multi-family dwellings as well as within a 30-foot to 50-foot radius and prohibit any kind of smoking — which includes marijuana — in public parks and service areas such as ATMs, bus
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 22, 2015 12:18

[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

[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

[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


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

[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

[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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