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[California] Saratoga: Tobacco grade is better, but work continues

Saratoga may have jumped two letter grades in the American Lung Association's 2016 report card on tobacco control policies, but its work is not yet done, said Mayor Manny Cappello, who promised more changes are on the way.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 25, 2016 02:34

[California] Fighting secondhand smoke

A homeowner’s pleas to the city...might be gaining traction...Even at Gilroy Manor on Sixth Street, a few blocks from City Hall and seemingly Gilroy’s most visible multi-unit seniors’ residence, the city has ignored residents’ wishes and refused to make
Gilroy (CA) Dispatch
added Feb 20, 2016 16:53

Ask Real Estate: Window Wars

Managing the odor from cigarette smoke might be difficult, but the board should try. The smoker could place an air filtration or ventilation system in his unit. Ultimately, that apartment might need to be sealed along walls, floors and ceilings so smoke
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:41

[West Virginia] Public smoking ban in public housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a smoking ban in the one-point-two million units of public housing it oversees. But this isn't just a ban on smoking in public areas. It would extend to the inside of people's apartments, too.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Jan 8, 2016 22:17

[Minnesota] Local smoke-free housing advocate headed to White House conference

An advocate for smoke-free public housing in Duluth and Minnesota is leaving for Washington to attend a White House meeting on a proposed national policy. Pat McKone, regional senior director for tobacco programs and policy for the American Lung Assoc
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jan 5, 2016 18:11

[California] Smoke-free apartments in Long Beach triple since 2008

from 16 percent to 48 percent — since 2008, according to a city survey released Thursday. That increase means health benefits for all residents, said Eipryl Tello, Long Beach’s Tobacco Education Program coordinator with the Department of Health and Human
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44

[Massachusetts] Wellesley Housing Authority: Smoking ban takes hold

has implemented an anti-smoking policy that its executive director says is beginning to take hold at the various public housing properties in town. “It’s been pretty successful so far,” said Debra Jordan, executive director of both the Wellesley and Needh
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:07

[Wyoming] LETTER: Public housing smoking ban really about tyranny

This is only one example of how tyranny is infiltrating the U.S. government. Liberal Democrats and Republicans promise handouts all day long. What they don't tell you, until it's too late, is what strings are attached. Our government has stopped prevent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 29, 2015 16:02

[Canada] The Sudbury Star Discourage smoking in apartments: Sudbury board

Members of the Sudbury & District Board of Health said it wasn't an easy issue, but, in the end, they endorsed a motion supporting the Northwestern Health Unit's position on smoke-free, multi-unit housing. The motion passed at Thursday's board meeting
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:45

[North Carolina] Answer Man: No relief for freezing senior smokers? Haynes update?

Can’t the Vanderbilt Apartments do something for the senior citizens who have to sit outside in their wheelchairs or on a bench in the cold so they can smoke?... A designated smoking area inside, out of the cold, is not going to happen. "We're trying to
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Nov 17, 2015 23:29
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