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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] TTL wins historic building case

The Kaohsiung City Government lost a legal battle for the preservation of historic buildings along the city’s harbor front, as the Supreme Administrative Court yesterday ruled in favor of Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTL) over commercial development a
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jul 7, 2017 19:04

[California] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban

We were pleased to see the Pleasanton City Council expand its smoking ban to include multifamily rental units... At one time, there was concern that a ban on smoking would impact the ability to rent units; just the opposite has proven to be true. Pleasan
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:35

[Florida] Local group encouraging apartment complexes to ban smoking

The Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance is pushing for apartment complexes to ban smoking. Ydaly Pullara admits it was hard to kick this habit. "Off and on for about a total of 20 years," Pullara says. According to the Florida Apartment Association,
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 27, 2017 00:17

[Arizona] Tucson apartment communities testing smoke-free policies

Four apartment communities, owned by NALS Apartment Homes, have banned smoking within 20 feet of their residential buildings and common areas as of April 1. The communities, home to a total of about 2,000 residents, are Saddle Ridge in Oro Valley, Sonor
Arizona Daily Star
added Jun 23, 2017 02:44

[New York] MORRIS: Smoking Bans Can Be Enforced Even Without a Smoking Gun

“The decision should not be taken to indicate that cooperatives and condominiums are off the hook for secondhand smoke claims,” the law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell stated. “[They] may still risk significant liability if they do not ban or strictly regu
Habitat Magazine
added Jun 9, 2017 12:20

[New Jersey] Margate residents ask for beach-smoking ban

Residents of the 9600 Atlantic Avenue Condominium Association asked city officials May 18 to follow Longport’s lead and ban smoking on the beach. Resident Wendy Dickstein said she is concerned that knowing they cannot light up there, Longport smokers wil
Shore News Today
added May 30, 2017 22:57

[Australia] Smoking bans may extend to homes in new plan

Spearheaded by the Cancer Council, the group has urged the Queensland Government to enact a blanket-ban on smoking in units and apartments ahead of the next State Election, following hundreds of community complaints on the issue. The organisation's subm
The Morning Bulletin (au)
added May 18, 2017 08:56

[Florida] No Smoking Anywhere: This Attorney Wants Condo Associations to Completely Ban Cigarettes

There's no smoking allowed in attorney Dennis Eisinger's condominium projects. ... is on a two-tier mission: help associations amend their governing documents to prohibit tobacco use, and lobby state lawmakers to champion a bill to impose legal penalties (Daily Business Review)
added May 17, 2017 18:38

[Hawaii] Resident who uses medical marijuana upset about public housing complex's smoking ban

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:38

[UK] Protecting children from passive smoking in their home

The Faculty of Public Health and others have been calling for a new Tobacco Control Plan for over a year and any further move on smoke free homes needs to be set alongside services to help people quit and further education about passive smoking risks.
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:12
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