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a national healthy homes month reminder: secondhand smoke kills

As the CDC noted in a release acknowledging National Health Homes Month, “one way to ensure the health and safety of those in your household is to not smoke tobacco products or allow others to smoke these products inside.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2016 16:59
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Adult smoking generally declines, still higher among Alaska Natives

Smoking rates continue to decline in Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services... The survey also showed an uptick in e-cigarette use among both high school students and adults. This year was the first year the survey asked
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Jun 15, 2016 16:28
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Everyone Deserves a Smokefree Home

June is National Healthy Homes Month, and one way to ensure the health and safety of those in your household is to not smoke tobacco products or allow others to smoke these products inside. The dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke are real—secondhand s
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 14, 2016 20:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Non-smokers need more protection at home

When I moved into my new place in December last year, I found that my neighbours directly beside and below my unit are heavy smokers. As a result, my family of four, including two children aged eight and four, have to suffer the cigarette smoke blown in
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 13, 2016 14:13
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[Minnesota] Washington County achieves smoke-free grounds

The American Lung Association in Minnesota, in partnership with Washington County Public Health and Environment through its Living Healthy in Washington County project, commended the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) on successf
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 16:16
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[Minnesota] All HRA properties are now smoke-free!

today marks the first day that all HRA-owned properties are smoke-free. This was an important step for us, not just to provide a healthy environment for all our residents, but also to preserve and protect taxpayer investments in our properties. Units that
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 15:25
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[New York] FREEDMAN: Going smoke free is the way to go

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes offers free assistance for multi-unit housing owners, managers and tenants who want their housing complexes to be smoke-free. Call 585-666-1398 for further information. An ordinance proposed by Canandaigua
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jun 10, 2016 12:23
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[Canada] Make more apartments smoke-free, group tells government

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C. is calling on the provincial government to increase the supply of 100 percent smoke-free apartments and condos. Clean Air Coalition director Jack Boomer says too many people live with second-hand smoke because apartment a
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Muskoka on list of health unit’s tobacco-free champions in 2016

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has named two tobacco-free champions in Muskoka in honour of World No Tobacco Day and the work being done to reduce preventable tobacco-related deaths and diseases.
MuskokaRegion.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2016 19:51
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The Smell of Pot Threatens an Apartment Sale

My neighbor’s teenage son smokes copious amounts of marijuana with his friends... “It’s an ethical issue, and it could turn into a legal issue,” said Steven D. Sladkus, a Manhattan real estate lawyer. “Someone could say that you intentionally hid somethin
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2016 18:30
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