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[Canada] The final frontier: smoking bans in apartments, condos

The private home is one of the last places where Canadians can indiscriminately light up a cigarette without risking breaking the law. And a growing number of people would like that to change. Specifically, people who live in apartments, condominiums and
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2015 13:56

Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36

[New York] CB 1 talks public health, licenses

Phil Konigsberg, a CB 7 member, asked the board to consider endorsing a measure prohibiting smoking in multi-unit apartment buildings...he was inspired by Staten Island Community Board 3, which was the first in the city to pass a smoke-free resolution and
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2015 11:27

Germany's smokers could face 'smoking timetable' on their own balcony

Smokers in Germany could be forced to observe a timetable on their own balcony if their smoking causes sufficient discomfort to their neighbours, following a court ruling
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:52

[California] Controversial Folsom Smoking Ban Would Extend To Apartments

Howell is arguing against the city’s proposed expanded smoking ban. “I think it’s the government reaching too far into people’s choices,” she said. “And there are probably lots of other communities in the U.S. that think this is perfectly acceptable. I ju
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 20, 2015 21:47

[California] City Council Proposes Banning Smoking in Private Homes

city councilmembers in Folsom, CA, a suburb of Sacramento, prepared to expand the city’s smoking ban to include private property, such as apartment residences and restaurant patios. The city’s smoking ban currently prohibits cigarette use in all public a
Heartland Institute
added Jan 20, 2015 19:32

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: An old plant sees new life

Cheers to Reynolds' continued generosity to its hometown, and cheers to the movers and shakers who are working to lead us into the future.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:50

[Australia] AUDIO: Smoking bans in apartment blocks up for discussion

possible changes to laws regarding smoking in apartment complexes.... And they want your thoughts on it - consultation is open until 30th January (the day before the election). What changes are on the cards? Prof Bill Duncan is one of the researchers fr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:35
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[Australia] Newman not a fan of balcony smoking ban

"I think Australia has got enough laws," he told the Sunshine Coast's 92.7 MIX FM. "I'm always loath to see more laws come in, that's my personal opinion."
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:40

[Australia] You could soon be banned from smoking on your OWN BALCONY: Controversial new plan would force smokers to light up inside - with the doors and windows shut

The state's Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie is conducting a review into body corporate laws, which tackles the issue of 'smoke drift'. The paper proposes a no smoking by-law to prohibit lighting up on a balcony in an outside area where the smoke drifts i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:28
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