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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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[Singapore] LETTER: No recourse over neighbour's second-hand smoke

I do not seek to curtail anyone's right to smoke within his home, but it is another matter when second-hand smoke drifts into a neighbour's home. I am certain this issue affects many residents in high-density HDB estates, condominiums and even landed prop
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 27, 2014 11:45
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[Arizona] SIMPLOT: Clearing the air about smoking in apartment communities

The reasons for these bans start with a respect for neighbors and the health and welfare of all residents. The rationale for banning/limiting smoking can be financial as well. The smell of smoke can linger long after the butt is out. It clings to carpet
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 26, 2014 20:58
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[New York] Burn One Down: Smokers Triumph as Smoking Ban Goes Down At UWS Condo

when the smoke cleared at the Vaux building, at 372 Central Park West… well, it didn’t. After a protracted battle with the condo board, residents opposed to a proposed smoking ban triumphed when a vote on the issue earlier this week yielded 198 ballots i
New York Observer
added Oct 26, 2014 19:18
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[Minnesota] Rice County landlords to ponder smoke-free policy

Promoting health and safety while reducing property expenses. Those are just some of the benefits that building managers and landlords will hear during a smoke-free workshop next month. According to Minnesota Smoke Free Housing, nearly 50 percent of Minn
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Oct 24, 2014 18:20
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[New York] ARCHIVE: World War Z: Zeckendorf Towers' New Smoke-Free Policy Wins Big

Manhattan's Zeckendorf Towers last week became the largest condominium in New York City, and possibly the nation, to go completely smoke-free. In the strongest voter turnout in the 26-year-old building's history, 85% of its 647 unit-owners voted 83.5% in
Habitat Magazine
added Oct 22, 2014 08:43
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[California] Smoking cigarettes inside apartments and condos may be banned in parts of San Mateo County

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider approving an ordinance that would ban smoking inside apartments, condominiums and other multiple-housing units. Health officials contend cigarette smoke can creep through floors, walls and air
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:23
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[Minnesota] Free Workshop for Area Landlords

Four Corners Partnership is hosting a free workshop for area landlords. This event will be held in Faribault at noon on Tuesday Nov. 4, at Alexander’s Supper Club. The workshop will include presentations by the director of the Live Smoke Free Program and
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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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
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