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Snuffing out smoking in public housing in Massachusetts

A bill pending in the House would require local housing authorities to designate at least one housing development as smoke-free. The bill, filed by Rep. Theodore Speliotis, D-Danvers, would also require smaller housing authorities managing fewer than 10
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2014 09:17

[California] Corte Madera votes to ban smoking, e-cigarette use in multifamily housing units

Corte Madera has become the first Marin community to explicitly ban the use of e-cigarettes in multifamily housing units and public spaces. Town Council members Tuesday voted 3-1, with Councilman Michael Lappert dissenting and Councilwoman Diane Furst ab
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:02

[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50

[North Dakota] Tobacco control group promoting smoke-free apartments

North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy is promoting smoke-free apartments. The center has launched an education campaign encouraging smoke-free housing policies.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 11:25

[North Dakota] BISMARCK, N.D.: State launches campaign against secondhand smoke

North Dakota health officials are launching a campaign against secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing. The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy says the campaign encourages the implementation of smoke-free housing policies to pro
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 8, 2014 10:19

[Massachusetts] Smoking bans being considered for public housing

At the start of this year, the nearly 300 apartments and duplexes overseen by the Danvers Housing Authority went smoke-free. By July, smoking won’t be allowed anywhere on the Danvers properties. The Marblehead Housing Authority will impose a total smo
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Apr 7, 2014 16:53

Switzerland apartment bans perfume, cell phones and smoking

The $6.9 million building in Zurich, Switzerland, houses 15-units and is for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. It gives them an isolated environment where they can live in peace without headache-inducing smells
New York Daily News
added Apr 7, 2014 16:20

[Nebraska] After cigarette fires, butts are getting the boot at Omaha apartment complex

In the past 15 months, the Hillsborough Pointe apartment complex, northwest of 144th Street and West Maple Road, has had three fires -- all of which were blamed on careless disposal of cigarettes.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 7, 2014 12:15

[Switzerland] No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phones: Swiss apartment building provides refuge for the hypersensitive

A newly-opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich has stringent rules banned smoking, perfume and mobile phones in a bid to provide a haven for those hypersensitive to everyday chemicals. The structure has been purpose built for people who say
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 21:58

[Maine] Bill Nemitz: Public-housing posse smokes out smokers

Call them the smoking cops. Or, to be more specific, four brave souls who are tired of secondhand smoke wafting through their hallways and seeping into their apartments in what is – at least according to the signs all over the place – supposed to be a sm
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 6, 2014 09:26
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