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Smoking ban for public housing sparks backlash

Lozier, executive director of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. “Our primary concern about this policy is the fate of those who are unable to quit smoking and are evicted for this lease violation,” he added. “Evictions create homelessnes
The Hill
added Aug 25, 2016 13:18
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[Nebraska] After 2 fires, Bellevue considers citywide ban on smoking in apartment buildings

two separate fires in less than a week caused thousands of dollars in damage and left a building at the Gateway Park Apartments uninhabitable. Both fires were started by the careless disposal of smoking materials...City Councilman Don Preister hopes to pr
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 23, 2016 13:30
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[Minnesota] Going Smoke-Free Cut Secondhand Smoke in Public Housing

The implementation of smoke-free policies in public housing was associated with a 20% reduction in indoor secondhand-smoke exposure to nonsmokers in a study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 19, 2016 19:36
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48
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KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35
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Australian Medical Association backs calls to ban public housing secondhand smoke

Dr Stephen Moulding's call for action came after many patients at his Narrabundah clinic, private and public residents, complained about the dangerous smoke from adjoining public tenants entering their homes.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2016 19:26
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[Australia] No barbecue ban but pets on notice as strata regulators lay down the law

One model by-law forbids smoking of tobacco or “substances” on common property while an alternative allows smoking in a designated area – but both have riders that you mustn’t let your smoke drift into other people’s homes. Balcony puffers beware.
Domain Group (au)
added Aug 12, 2016 01:13
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[Massachusetts] Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge, residents clash over smoking permit in downtown Springfield

located on the ground floor of the McIntosh Condominiums on Chestnut Street, has local and state permits to allow smoking by its members and guests, but the condominium association is opposed to renewal, saying they are harmed by second-hand smoke.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 10, 2016 18:32
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[Michigan] Involuntary secondhand smoke exposure high in multi-unit housing

health department, said that in Branch, Hillsdale and St. Joseph counties there are about 7,400 multi-dwelling units – places where two or more families live in a single building or complex. “This represents about 11 percent of the counties’ housing unit
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Aug 10, 2016 18:29
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