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[Minnesota] Proposal could lead to Winona HRA smoking ban in rest of city's public housing

Winona’s public housing could be going smoke-free within the next year, depending on the outcome of a proposal by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan, which HUD announced in mid-November, would require the nation’s more tha
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Dec 16, 2015 18:42

[UK-Scotland] Gangland hit man William Gage loses jail smoking challenge

Gage, 43, whose parents died of cancer after smoking, said he was vulnerable to tobacco smoke at Shotts jail ...A judge has now ruled there is nothing illegal about his prison conditions...prison cells were deemed as private residences, making them exemp
BBC Online
added Dec 16, 2015 18:13

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers told: Keep Christmas parties healthy

New Vois Association of the Philippines president Emer Rojas said Monday the endless feasting on buffets and long conversations...usually accompany smoking, exposing loved ones and even children to the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 16, 2015 05:03

[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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[Pennsylvania] They won't blow smoke in public housing

About 8,000 people living in public housing in Reading could be impacted by a proposed rule change that would ban smoking. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro recently announced the proposal to make the nation's 3,100 public housi
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Dec 11, 2015 19:08

[Kansas] Health Department to facilitate discussions about state tobacco plan

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will facilitate two one-hour listening sessions next week to get public input on a statewide tobacco-control plan.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2015 01:54

HUD Proposes Banning Smoking, E-Cigarettes in Public Housing

William Anderson, a professor of economics at Frostburg State University, says the proposed rule goes too far. “If you ban e-cigarettes, there literally is nothing else that you can't ban,” He said. “What about reading material? What about who you vote
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2015 22:44

[Canada] LETTER: Housing residents cannot escape smoke

All subsidized housing run by the Greater Victoria Housing Society is in buildings where smoking is allowed. ... Non-smokers in the building cannot use their bathroom fans or range-hood fans because it brings in smoke from the halls around their apartme
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:29
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[Wisconsin] Local organization works to promote smoke-free housing

In Kenosha, the movement to promote smoke-free housing has been underway for several years through the Kenosha Racine Walworth Tri-County Tobacco Free Coalition. About three years ago, the group began introducing a program called Clear Gains, consisting
Kenosha (WI) News
added Dec 6, 2015 01:40
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REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing Proposed Rule

The researchers conclude that their empirical result implies that “individuals in the sample work not just for monetary gain, but also because they derive some pleasure from the activity.” However, the sample is not reflective of residents of the publ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:42
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