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[Florida] Cigarettes, luxe real estate and more: The many angles of Vector Group

Cigarettes and luxury real estate are decidedly odd office mates. But together, they form the business backbone of a $2.64 billion publicly traded company that’s one of the largest Miami-based firms — even if few locals realize it’s here. That company i
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 20, 2015 21:47

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

[Connecticut] Veteran Evicted After New Smoking Ban His Apartment Complex

90 year old Newington Resident Andy Nowicki started smoking 70 years ago, while serving in the United States Army, during World War II. And, it's this habit that has brought him and his wife to the brink of eviction from the apartment they have called ho
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:36

[Texas] Housing authorities across state eye no-smoking policies ($$)

Texas housing authorities are progressively moving toward no-smoking policies in buildings
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Apr 1, 2013 09:04

[Massachusetts] Springfield expands smoking ban in public housing

The Springfield Housing Authority is expanding its ban on smoking to areas outside its properties, one year after the agency ordered residents and visitors to stop smoking inside its buildings. Massachusetts' third largest housing authority says the full
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 19:02

[New York] Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

The court eventually concluded that the co-op was negligent, as a matter of law, because it had notice of the smoke condition yet did nothing to remediate it. The court also determined that the lease required the co-op to fix the wall. However, the cour
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:32
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