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[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / My neighbor's second-hand smoke is making me sick

Recently, more and more smokers have been ordered by courts to pay compensation to people around them who claim the fumes from their smoking have caused health problems for them. As your health problems caused by the smoke are serious, I suggest you go
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:22
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31
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[New York] Smoking could be snuffed out in MHA housing

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority soon will have three smoke-free buildings, two in new structures and one in a renovation. And the authority is considering banning indoor smoking at its three buildings for seniors and the disabled, said Executive Di
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Nov 17, 2014 12:31
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[Missouri] Housing authority smoking ban still needs final approval

CHA’s decision to ban smoking in public housing units starting on May 1 “has been made,” but the prohibition is still subject to a final vote by the housing authority’s Board of Commissioners, which is scheduled to occur in January.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2014 10:34
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority will ban smoking in public housing starting May 1

Starting May 1, the Columbia Housing Authority will ban smoking inside public housing units, a new rule that has been instituted by hundreds of housing authorities across the country and is being met with mixed reviews by residents.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 8, 2014 12:05
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[Minnesota] Rice County area landlords learn about smoke-free policy

Roughly 20 people attended a smoke-free policy workshop Tuesday in Faribault, including a number of area landlords. The workshop, which was put together by Rice County Public Health and Four Corners Partnership, included a number of guest speakers who int
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Nov 4, 2014 21:04
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[California] Apartment owners pushed to butt out

San Diego County officials have stepped behind a push by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to encourage apartment-building owners to ban smoking anywhere on their properties.
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Nov 4, 2014 21:01
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[California] San Mateo County bans smoking inside apartments, condos and townhomes

Smoking either tobacco or electronic cigarettes will be prohibited inside apartments, condominiums and townhomes in unincorporated areas of San Mateo County under a ban approved 4-1 Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.
Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Nov 1, 2014 18:33
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[North Carolina] Cigarette Plant Will Be Turned Into A Factory For Solar And Wind Farm Batteries

the once booming Phillip Morris cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina has been reborn into a facility that churns out batteries for solar and wind farms. Swiss startup battery manufacturer Alevo plans to open up the 3.5 million square-foot plant Tue
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 31, 2014 11:15
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[Vermont] Public-Housing Agencies Crack Down on Lighting Up

the WHA joins a growing number of public-housing agencies in Vermont and across the country that have banned smoking inside their properties. It may seem like an obvious and uncontroversial step; Vermont's first such law, which banned smoking from the wo
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:49
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