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HUD proposes smoking ban in public housing, citing dangers of secondhand smoke

Though HUD will not design a final rule until after it hears public comments over the next two months, there seems little doubt that the government is headed toward the smoking ban, since the Obama administration is already moving in that direction. Sinc
Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2015 17:13
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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

This proposed rule would require each public housing agency (PHA) administering public housing to implement a smoke-free policy. Specifically, this rule proposes that no later than 18 months from the effective date of the final rule, each PHA must impleme
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Nov 12, 2015 17:09
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HUD SECRETARY CASTRO ANNOUNCES NEW RULE MAKING PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKE-FREE

Under HUD’s proposed rule, PHAs must implement a policy prohibiting lit tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars or pipes) in all living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative off
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Nov 12, 2015 17:08
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HUD proposes smoking ban

(HUD), along with the surgeon general, proposed new rules Thursday that would ban lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes from government-assisted housing projects for low-income families.
The Hill
added Nov 12, 2015 17:07
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[New York] VIDEO: Report: Feds to Ban Smoking at Public Housing Complexes

Smokers who live in public housing may soon be forbidden from lighting up inside their homes. The New York Times says the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to propose a new rule today that would ban smoking from public housing c
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:49
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[New York] Public Housing Nationwide May Be Subject to Smoking Ban

Smoking would be prohibited in public housing homes nationwide under a proposed federal rule to be announced...felt most heavily by the New York City Housing Authority, which is known as Nycha and houses more than 400,000 people in about 178,000 apartment
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2015 12:27
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[Australia] Builders of an Melbourne apartment block which went up in flames after a cigarette was stubbed out on the building now want to use DRONES to enforce a smoking ban

This was the building's response to a report by Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade which found a cigarette sparked the blaze by igniting flammable building material used on balconies. Melbourne City Council's response to the fire report was to order t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:14
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[Australia] Use drones to enforce smoke ban: Lacross tower firm LU Simon

The builder of Melbourne’s ill-fated Lacrosse tower has proposed using drones to spy on cigarette-smoking residents and has rejected council demands that highly flammable cladding be replaced. A confidential fire engineer’s report commissioned by builde
The Australian (au)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:27
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[UK-Wales] Using e-cigarette while working from home could land you in court

People who work from home could soon be breaking the law if they use an e-cigarette while in their own house. ‘Vaping’ while working in your lounge or bedroom outside of nine-to-five hours could result in a fine if a radical bill is passed – and it will
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51
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[Nebraska] High Rise Fire Illustrates Shift to Smoke Free Housing

The Hall County Housing Authority had begun taking steps to go smoke free, before a deadly fire. Executive Director Rick Ruzicka said, "We've been moving towards a smoke free policy throughout our complex. This building and Golden Towers are the last o
Nebraska.tv - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:17
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