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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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[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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[Canada] Muskoka on list of health unit’s tobacco-free champions in 2016

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has named two tobacco-free champions in Muskoka in honour of World No Tobacco Day and the work being done to reduce preventable tobacco-related deaths and diseases.
MuskokaRegion.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2016 19:51
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[Idaho] Fire chief: Smoker on oxygen ignited deadly fire

Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2013 16:59
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[Canada] SIMON: Smoke-free housing — healthy, legal and in demand

too many people living in multi-residential buildings are still being involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke where they live. Data from the health unit’s monthly Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance Survey of local health behaviors indicates 87 per cent of
MuskokaRegion.com (ca)
added Oct 10, 2014 02:50
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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[Canada] Smoke drives tenant out

Paage said she had been told by the society running the subsidized independent living complex that smoking in the building was being phased out, although four existing smokers were "grandfathered" prior to the change. Paage claims far more tenants are sm
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:12
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[Canada] Group urges landlords to make buildings smoke-free

After the City of St. John’s made its seven non-profit housing buildings smoke free Sept. 1, at least one group is calling on landlords to follow that lead The Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco (ACT) says landlords should ban
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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HUD proposes smoking ban

(HUD), along with the surgeon general, proposed new rules Thursday that would ban lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes from government-assisted housing projects for low-income families.
The Hill
added Nov 12, 2015 17:07
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[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50
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