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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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[Pennsylvania] Airborne nicotine down in public housing after new policy

A 2015 policy change had led to a reduction in the airborne nicotine levels in Philadelphia public housing, a Drexel University study indicates. Ann Klassen came to the Dornsife School of Public Health in 2011 and was awarded the Community Transformatio
The Triangle (Drexel University)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:16
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[Rhode Island] Shanley Bill Allows Tenants to Break Leases Over Secondhand Smoke

Rep. Evan P. Shanley (D-Dist. 24, Warwick) has introduced a bill that would allow tenants of multi-unit buildings to break their lease if landlords don’t remedy secondhand smoke in their apartments. Bill (2017-H 5522), submitted at the request of the War
Warwick (RI) Post
added Feb 17, 2017 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] SMOKE-FREE POLICY CUTS NICOTINE DETECTED IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC HOUSING IN HALF: STUDY

Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
DrexelNow
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29
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[South Dakota] Secondhand smoke brings its own problems

The South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program (SD-TCP) has developed resources to assist rental property owners and managers with adopting smoke-free policies for their buildings. These resources aim to educate rental property owners and
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 28, 2017 21:05
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[UK] Possible smoking ban planned at Windsor's new retirement village

Potential tenants may have to choose between living there and continuing to enjoy their daily puff. The mammoth Castle View development for older people will dominate the main exit roundabout from Windsor to Dedworth and should be ready for occupation b
Windsor Observer (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:44
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Living Above a Restaurant in New York City

she has several tricks up her sleeve to make the apartment livable, including the constant use of a white-noise machine to drown out street chatter and scented candles to abate the smell of stale cigarette smoke.
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:47
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LETTER: Time to ban smoking in multi-unit rentals

The resolution submitted by the Warwick City Council on January 4, 2017 to the Rhode Island General Assembly requesting that multi-unit rental housing be classified as non-smoking came about after a Warwick woman with a four-year old-child moved into a l
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Jan 13, 2017 16:37
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[Michigan] Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder's desk

Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana.
Michigan Radio
added Jan 7, 2017 22:15
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