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[Canada] NL Housing tenant wants smoke-free environment

A tenant with Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation is hoping to convince the organization to amend its smoking regulations.
NL News Now (ca)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:13

A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viability of such policies during each strategic step.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:53

[Maine] Smokers not obeying housing rules

Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at or 207-626-4600. If the building management is falling down on the job, Maine Housing may be able to help.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Oct 16, 2014 13:09

[North Carolina] 'Grand Old Lady' is now 'historic'

The former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. headquarters officially can be touted as "historic" after being approved for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The registry placed the 22-story building on the list Aug. 19. It has served as downt
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 13, 2014 14:11

[Ohio] Activate Allen County: Secondhand smoke truly dangerous

If you live in multi-unit housing -- that means apartment complexes, duplexes or any other place that more than one family resides -- there's a good chance you are being exposed to secondhand smoke, even if you can't see it.
Lima (OH) News
added Oct 12, 2014 22:00

CDC: Banning Smoking in Public Housing Could Save States Millions

At a time when public housing agencies are increasingly considering smoking prohibitions, a new study shows that a ban would save nearly $500 million a year.
Governing Magazine
added Oct 11, 2014 22:54

Ask Real Estate: When Smoke Gets in Your Apartment

“Secondhand cigarette smoke is different from secondhand marijuana smoke,” said Janet Ray Kalson, a lawyer who represents tenants. “Secondhand cigarette smoke is an established health hazard, and marijuana smoke is not.”
New York Times
added Oct 11, 2014 12:19

[Canada] SIMON: Smoke-free housing — healthy, legal and in demand

too many people living in multi-residential buildings are still being involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke where they live. Data from the health unit’s monthly Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance Survey of local health behaviors indicates 87 per cent of (ca)
added Oct 10, 2014 02:50

Study: Smoking ban in public housing saves Maine $1 million annually

Maine is the only state that prohibits smokers from lighting up in all of its public housing units, which saves the state $1.09 million annually, according to the study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2014 02:46

[Illinois] NIXON: I don't want to smell your cigarette smoke

Smokers, please consider your neighbors, not to mention your family members as I'm sure they are receiving the brunt of it. Please consider the damage you're causing to innocent people who are partaking in your smoking against their will.
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:41
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