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[Michigan] Belleville couple gets in secondhand smoke battle with landlord

Tenants call Ruth to the Rescue for help in battle with Belleville landlord . . . The attorney said it could be a landmark case if the court were to decide second hand smoke makes a property unlivable.
WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Jun 21, 2012 20:35

[North Dakota] Dangers of Smoking with Oxygen

A Sunday fire has left several families without a place to live.
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added May 14, 2012 20:06

[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54

[Canada] 'Haze of smoke': Ottawa tenant frustrated by second-hand marijuana smoke

She wants her landlord, Urbandale, to take action. “The landlord has to take into account, and they should be taking into account, how it affects the people that don’t do drugs and that don’t smoke cigarettes, and they’re not doing enough for us,” Azar
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:38

New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27

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

[Canada] Smoking caused Langley City condominium fire: fire chief

The Dec. 13 fire that left more than 100 people homeless in Langley City was the result of smoking, City fire chief Rory Thompson said in an email to City council members. "We have concluded our investigation which was conducted with the insurance comp
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:22

Smokers next door? Let the renter beware in Utah

"Unless it's public housing, there is very little we can do because most apartments are privately owned," said Lori Buttars, spokesman for the Weber-Morgan department. However, smoke-free policies in apartments and condominiums are permitted under feder
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 13, 2014 18:02

[Florida] Housing Authority residents question new smoking ban

In six weeks, the Daytona Beach Housing Authority will ban smoking in all of its residences, including inside Linda Styles' home of six years. She uses a wheelchair and lives on Social Security disability, albeit with a great view from the 11th floor of
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Aug 18, 2013 21:06

[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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