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[New York] EDITORIAL: Just butt out: Ban secondhand smoke for all multiple-dwelling buildings if you like, but don't single out NYCHA

If government is going to ban smoking in NYCHA projects, let government also prohibit smoking in all multi-family residential buildings in the city. Are you up for that Gov. Cuomo, Mayor ... We’d back such a bill to the hilt.
New York Daily News
added Nov 13, 2015 13:57
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BELLAFANTE: Reigniting a Health Issue in New York Public Housing

adopting such a policy, in an existing co-op for example, is no simple thing, requiring the complicated process of amending proprietary leases. And enforcement is challenging anywhere. But a renewed conversation could at least get things moving toward the
New York Times
added Nov 13, 2015 16:39
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[California, Florida, New York] Residents mixed on proposed smoking ban in public housing

Some who suffer from secondhand smoke were thrilled, but others, including some non-smokers, worried that it gives the government yet another reason to harass or even evict poor people for doing what would otherwise be a legal activity in the privacy of t
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2015 02:47
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[New York] Smoking Ban Proposal a Surprise to Some Public Housing Tenants

In interviews in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, many residents of the nation’s largest public housing system were puzzled by the news. They wondered how smoking suddenly became a priority given the deteriorating condition of many of the publi
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2015 20:46
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[New York] Syracuse's public housing apartments going smoke-free next week

The ban will affect more than 5,000 people who live in 2,300 apartments. Tenants who violate the ban could face eviction, said Bill Simmons, executive director of the Syracuse Housing Authority...comes at the same time the federal government is moving to
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 12, 2015 17:20
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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] VIDEO: Smoking Ban Sought in Public Housing in NYC, Nationwide

"That's too far," said resident Luis Torres. "That's private. You can do everything you want in your apartment, not what the government say." Not all residents are against the idea. Kaamar Lebrew welcomed the proposal, saying it would be better for the
NBCNew York.com
added Nov 13, 2015 23:57
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[New York] Syracuse public housing high-rise residents do slow burn over smoking ban

Jones has been smoking nearly 50 years and has no intention of quitting when his public housing apartment building at 427 Tully St. on the city's near West Side goes smoke-free next week. The Syracuse Housing Authority will ban smoking in Jones' building
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 13, 2015 02:20
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[New York] Nat Sherman Celebrates 85th Anniversary With $100,000 Charitable Donation

in celebration of its 85th anniversary, the Company has raised over $100,000 for food banks and hunger-related charities across the country, including over $30,000 for City Harvest in New York City...raised funds by hosting a series of high-profile dinne
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2015 20:26
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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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