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[District of Columbia] Neighbors drop lawsuit over second-hand smoke seeping into home

the Coppingers, both lawyers, dropped their lawsuit after Gray and his family hired workers to add another layer of plaster on the wall between the two homes and add additional metal chutes to the chimney. Just week before both sides were scheduled to app
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2015 10:14
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Early smoke exposure tied to increased atrial fibrillation risk

People exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or as children are at an increased risk later in life for an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation...found that people exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb or during childhood were about 40
Reuters
added Oct 17, 2015 10:12
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[Denmark, UK] Most Danish homes smoke-free

Five years ago, 59 percent of homes were smoke-free, today that number has risen to 75 percent. “This is an area were things have truly improved,” Niels Them Kjær, project manager at Kræftens Bekæmpelse told DR Nyheder.
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Oct 14, 2015 17:25
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New smoking regulations take effect in Russia

According to the new regulations, specialized areas for smoking may be established at the entrances of multi-apartment buildings and at the long-haul ships. These areas would require special signs, ashtrays and lighting during nighttime.
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Oct 14, 2015 13:14
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Florida Apartment Association Partners with Tobacco Free Florida to Offer Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing Program

Representatives of FAA and Tobacco Free Florida provided information and resources on smoke-free housing policies to some of the 800-plus conference attendees representing approximately 200 apartment management companies and multifamily communities across
PR Web
added Oct 13, 2015 11:26
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Bill to restrict “vaping” moves closer to becoming law in Prince George’s

Council member Todd Turner (D-Bowie) sponsored the bill that would regulate the distribution and sale of the nicotine vaporizing devices while restricting “vaping” in most restaurants, bars, public and senior citizen housing.
Washington Post
added Oct 10, 2015 13:46
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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28
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[New York] Letter: Secondhand smoke poisons my apartment

I've lived in the Cambridge Court senior development in Bethpage for seven years. I've been suffering the second-hand smoke from the residents downstairs. These are privately owned apartments, and I've written letters and taken up petitions for the resi
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Oct 9, 2015 18:53
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[California] Should Apartment Buildings Be Smoke-free? Why Renters Need the Option to Avoid Harmful Secondhand Smoke

At Smokefree Air For Everyone, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit I direct, we get calls from people dealing with similar problems at least once a day. S.A.F.E. has been funded for 15 years by the California Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Control Progr
Zócalo Public Square (Arizona State University)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:00
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[UK-Scotland] Government minister: Parents should NEVER smoke at home

A new campaign aimed at protecting children from second hand smoke has been launched in Glasgow. Maureen watt, Public Health Minister met parents and children at Keppoch Nursery in Possilpark to kick of the Take it Right Outside campaign.
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:07
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