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[New York] Smoke-free housing proposal proves controversial in north country

Mr. Robare said the Watertown Housing Authority plans to stay ahead of the game in regard to HUD regulations, which he believes ultimately will save the agency money. “It will save in maintenance costs,” he said. “When you’re turning over units when smok
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Nov 17, 2015 14:46
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[Asia-pacific] Obama pushes to clear the smoke

From shepherding anti-smoking legislation through Congress early in his presidency to running advocacy campaigns aimed at helping smokers quit and raising tobacco taxes, the results are staggering, public health advocates say. According to various figure
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2015 14:19
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[Canada, USA] MALLICK: Public vs. private: smokers need a ruling: Mallick

we have no privacy inside the home. There is something terribly old-fashioned about a ban on wisps of smoke that leak outside a private home that we personally own.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:51
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

While we consider the balance of the public’s right to privacy and health, let’s not forget about the huge financial toll that smoking plays on our nation.
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Nov 16, 2015 15:34
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EDITORIAL: Healthy homes: HUD is right to end smoking in public housing

Enforcement may be particularly challenging in newer accommodations, which are more likely to be single-family and small multiunit dwellings rather than the crowded cluster housing of an earlier era. It may not be easy, but doing the right thing rarely i
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 16, 2015 15:32
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BRUCE: The hypocrisy of smoking bans

the issue here is the extraordinary cynicism, hypocrisy and even malevolence of the Obama administration banning smoking in the name of health and safety while at the same time importing convicted criminals whose crimes specifically destroy both.
Washington Times
added Nov 16, 2015 15:31
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoke-free homes

Children living in public housing shouldn't be harmed by second or thirdhand smoke infecting their buildings. HUD should move forward with its plan to ban smoking in these residences.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Nov 16, 2015 15:26
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[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can still smoke outside if they are
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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[Pennsylvania] Years later, adjusting to public housing smoking ban

A similar ban has been in place at public housing in York County since October 2012. The move initially drew protests, and about 70 people went to a public meeting about the issue. Now, about three years later, some people here are still adjusting to the
York (PA) Daily Record
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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[Illinois] Housing authorities consider going smoke-free

Springfield Housing Authority leaders have been looking at rules at other housing authorities where smoking bans have already been implemented, and they've found that those that have phased it in and coupled it with smoking cessation programs were the mo
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Nov 16, 2015 04:02
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