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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

IV. Responses to Comments... Commenters also asked HUD for additional insight into their rationale for a 25-foot perimeter. A group of commenters, however, supported the perimeter and even requested that HUD expand the outdoor restrictions. Some state
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:59
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[Austria] Court restricts smoker's balcony cigar habit to certain times

A university professor living in Vienna’s first district in a 7th floor apartment made an official complaint about his neighbour on the floor below. The 6th floor resident enjoys smoking cigars on his balcony, usually between midnight and 2am. In the win
The Local Austria (at)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:06
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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing

This rule requires each public housing agency (PHA) administering public housing to implement a smoke-free policy. Specifically, no later than 18 months from the effective date of the rule, each PHA must implement a “smoke-free” policy banning the use o
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 21:49
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Austrian court bans people from smoking IN THEIR OWN HOMES with the windows open or on a balcony in case the smell upsets neighbours

The highest court in Austria has said a resident cannot smoke on his balcony or with the windows open during set hours as it is disturbing his neighbour's sleep. The decision from the supreme court in Vienna could have far-reaching consequences for smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:55
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[Indiana] Parks consider smoke-free initiative

Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department superintendent Ellen Kuker began researching the possibility of a ban about two months ago, reaching out to the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association to find out whether other parks departments have chosen to
Greenfield (IN) Daily Reporter
added Nov 30, 2016 19:36
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[Arizona] Teens pushing smoking restrictions at Havasu's Rotary Park

Students Working Against Tobacco, a group of about 20 local high schoolers, has been educating the public about tobacco and second-hand smoke for more than a year. Last month, the group addressed the Lake Havasu City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board a
Todays News Herald (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:23
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[Canada] The nine-metre rule: Quebec's new smoking laws in full effect

A new provincial law which forbids smoking within a nine-metre radius of a door, window or external air intake of a public or private building has taken effect as part of The Tobacco Control Act, introduced on Nov. 26, 2015. Anyone caught repeatedly brea
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:15
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[Russia] State Duma lawmaker proposes ban on vape smoking in parks

Chernyshov (LDPR) has drafted a bill that would prohibit vape smoking in pedestrian and promenade areas including parks and cycle zones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The bill also stipulates ban on selling electronic cigarettes to minors. Vapes became
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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[Canada] Quebec’s new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act. Formerly known as the Tobacco Act, several amendments were made to the law with the first changes coming into effect one
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52
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[Canada] Quebec tobacco control law now in full effect

The final phase of a revamped law aiming to curb smoking in Quebec takes effect on Saturday. Smokers must now stand nine metres away from any opening door, window or air intake of any public or private establishment.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:38
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