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[New York] Smoking policy has tower tenants fuming

Oneonta's Nader Towers housing facility is supposed to be a non-smoking building, but several residents and an official said Tuesday that many of the structure's hallways, elevators and floors still stink of cigarettes.
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Dec 2, 2015 19:04
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[Canada] Guelph-area health unit recommends smoke-free public housing

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is recommending a policy that bans smoking in social housing. In a report entitled "Second-hand Tobacco Smoke in Multi-Unit Dwelling of Social Housing," medical officer of health and chief executive Nicola Mercer
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:36
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Butt ban is problematic

This proposed rule skates close to class warfare....Efforts or incentives to help public-housing residents kick the habit or rules to bar smoking in public areas would be more productive and practical.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Dec 1, 2015 12:16
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[New York] VIDEO: Up Close: Proposed ban on smoking in public housing

Bill Ritter talks with Patrick Kwan, Director NYC Smoke-Free, and Ashley Engelman from the American Cancer Society.
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Nov 29, 2015 20:38
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[California] Fremont to consider smoking ban in future multi-unit residences

"I think it's definitely worth staff exploring it and bringing back some information," Mayor Bill Harrison said. Vice Mayor Lily Mei said enforcing a smoking ban would be difficult. No one from the public spoke on the matter.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Nov 29, 2015 16:03
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Public housing smoking ban really about tyranny

This is only one example of how tyranny is infiltrating the U.S. government. Liberal Democrats and Republicans promise handouts all day long. What they don't tell you, until it's too late, is what strings are attached. Our government has stopped prevent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 29, 2015 16:02
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[Australia] WALSBERGER: Neighbours don't have to put up with second-hand smoke in strata buildings

landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour / The story of Lynette Laming and her young daughter is not unusual to Cancer Council NSW staff. We regularly receive emotional calls from distressed parents living in an apartme
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:00
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[Pennsylvania] Local housing authority’s policy predates federal ‘no smoking’ initiative

A fire three years ago – triggered by a cigarette – that injured 13 residents of public housing in North Charleroi prompted Washington County Housing Authority to ban indoor smoking in all apartments it manages.... No one challenged the Washington County
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Nov 28, 2015 16:30
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[California] Fremont to consider smoking ban in future multi-unit residences

On Nov. 17, the council directed staff to explore ways to achieve Chan's proposed policy and report back at a later meeting with a definition of multi-unit residences, the status of projects already approved or permitted, types of smoking that would be t
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Nov 27, 2015 15:01
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[New York] Letter: Public housing will be smoke-free

Over the years, I have received calls from several public housing residents, desperate for reprieve from the smoke that was drifting into their apartments. Because secondhand smoke travels from unit to unit, through ventilation, pipes and cracks, enginee
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 26, 2015 10:23
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