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[Virginia] Discarded smoking material caused apartment fire that displaced 21 people, killed one pet

12 apartments were left uninhabitable by the blaze, which displaced 20 adults and one child, along with a number of cats and dogs. One cat died in the fire.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 6, 2017 02:26

[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04

Austria issues unprecedented balcony smoking ban

For the first time, the Austrian Supreme Court has ruled on when and where someone is permitted to smoke in their own home. According to the court’s decision, from now on a Viennese man is not allowed to smoke on his balcony or with the windows open from
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:55


Castro said HUD's new rule will provide resources and support to more than 3,100 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) to implement required smoke-free policies over the next 18 months. Read HUD's final rule. Throughout this year, HUD worked with PHAs and stake
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:19

Should the Federal Government Ban Smoking in Public Housing?

HUD’s proposed smoking ban protects vulnerable people, but also imposes more regulations on them.
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Nov 13, 2015 16:47

Secondhand Smoke / An Unequal Danger

More than 1 in 3 nonsmokers who live in rental housing are exposed to SHS. No level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is safe. SHS exposure occurs when nonsmokers breathe in smoke exhaled by smokers or from burning tobacco products. It kills more than 4
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 3, 2015 19:31

[Saudi Arabia] Young men rent flats to smoke shisha

The shisha ban in Jeddah cafes has contributed to the rise in prices of small flats which are now in demand by Saudis to smoke shisha. Shishas have been banned on health grounds, alongside other forms of smoking, with the Health Ministry campaigning for t
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 29, 2014 20:05

[New York] Smoke-Free Apartment Buildings Becoming Hot Across City

The number of smoke-free listings this year appear to be on pace to surpass those figures, with 1,200 rentals, 71 condos and 34 co-ops listed in the first five months of 2014. “Smoking bans are — pardon the pun — a very hot issue now, with many buildings
added Jun 4, 2014 09:48

[Florida] Matthew Competiello: Smoke-free housing: easier than it appears

Congratulations to AquaVita Las Olas for its decision to become the first luxury condominium in Fort Lauderdale to have a smoke-free policy. When the community opens in late 2014, units will be free of harmful tobacco smoke. This makes AquaVita not only
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 2, 2014 08:40

[Florida] Rob Samouce: Can associations pass rules to prohibit smoking in common areas?

If an association really wants to try to amend its documents so that the building becomes no smoking, it will most likely have to grandfather those smokers who already reside in the building. So, even if a nonsmoking amendment is approved with grandfathe
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Dec 2, 2013 14:29
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