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[Florida] Protecting Renters From Secondhand Smoke

Although only 26 states currently have comprehensive smoke-free laws in affect, other states such as many of the southern states have communities which do have local smoke-free laws. There continues to be a push to make all 50 states in the United States
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 6, 2013 19:14

[New York] Advising Boards on Handling Secondhand Smoke Issues ($$)

given the amount of inferior new construction and renovations that has occurred over the past decade, it is likely there will be a significant increase of litigation over smoke issues in the near future.
New York Law Journal
added Jan 30, 2013 01:13

Mayor Bloomberg to ban New Yorkers smoking in their OWN homes

secret new documents reveal. Community groups will be sent out to convince landlords and tenants across the city to turn their private buildings into smoke-free zones, according to the documents seen by the New York Post. The community groups would 'wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 16:11

[Australia] Highrise smoking bans on horizon

SMOKERS are being banned from lighting up on balconies in a move that could soon extend to apartments, making many highrise buildings smoke-free. Buildings in Main Beach, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach already have bans in place and many more are consi
Gold Coast Bulletin (au)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:19

[California] COLBY: Santa Cruz allows disabled woman to be smoked out then publishes Fair Housing pamphlet

little more than a year ago, between May and June 2011, the City of Santa Cruz discriminated against my sister Patricia Colby at the Mission Gardens Apartments by denying her a reasonable accommodation for the effects of secondhand tobacco smoke used by r
San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
added Jul 22, 2012 13:51

[Canada] Smoking issues plague condo corporations

Condominium corporations have a duty to accommodate residents who have sensitivity to second-hand cigarette smoke, according to a recent decision of the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal. Corporations who fail in their duty may well be subject to pe
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 20, 2012 16:21

[California] Oakwood Apartments, Woodland Hills tenant battle over smoking

John Birke has fought Oakwood for several years, saying they shouldn't allow smokers around the common areas. Oakwood is trying to evict him for challenging smokers around the complex.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Jul 17, 2012 07:33

[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


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
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