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[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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[Wisconsin] Smoke-free apartments are a tough sell locally

RACINE — Focus on Community workers have spent the past year trying to get apartment managers to commit to making their multi-unit buildings smoke-free. It hasn’t been an easy task.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Sep 25, 2013 12:43
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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28
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[Wisconsin] Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions adopting smoke free policy

An area company is making all of the residential rental properties it manages smoke free starting this spring. Three Sixty Real Estate Solutions in La Crosse decided to make the switch after trying it out on a couple of its buildings last year.
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Oct 17, 2013 03:33
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California bill would ban smoking in multi-unit housing

No state ever has ventured into personal bedrooms and living rooms with its smoking restrictions, but California is going even further than that by targeting owner-occupied residences as well as rental units. Specifically, the measure would prohibit lig
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 28, 2013 04:49
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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[California] Condo owners win secondhand smoke case

After a five-week trial, Superior Court jurors last week awarded a family more than $15,000, finding the condo association and management failed to ensure the non-smoking family's right to the "quiet enjoyment" of their own unit.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 12, 2013 17:19
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[Canada] Second-hand fumes cause stir

The Krossa family of Maple Ridge - Wendell, Rena and their children Kyle, 17, Kelsey, 15, and Kieran, 10 - are irritated by cigarette smoke wafting over from their neighbours. The family wants to see local government step in with legislation.
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:36
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[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an
infonews.ca (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36
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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09
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