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[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05

[Pennsylvania] Smoking ban in public housing cleans up air, sets Philly as national model

Well ahead of the curve, the Philadelphia Housing Authority prohibited smoking in its properties in 2015. A new study documents some recent success by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the largest agency in the country to have banned smoking in all it
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

[Pennsylvania] Airborne nicotine down in public housing after new policy

A 2015 policy change had led to a reduction in the airborne nicotine levels in Philadelphia public housing, a Drexel University study indicates. Ann Klassen came to the Dornsife School of Public Health in 2011 and was awarded the Community Transformatio
The Triangle (Drexel University)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:16

LETTER: Time to ban smoking in multi-unit rentals

The resolution submitted by the Warwick City Council on January 4, 2017 to the Rhode Island General Assembly requesting that multi-unit rental housing be classified as non-smoking came about after a Warwick woman with a four-year old-child moved into a l
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Jan 13, 2017 16:37

[Michigan] Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder's desk

Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana.
Michigan Radio
added Jan 7, 2017 22:15

[New York] North Shore Towers Become Smoke-Free

Cigarettes have been extinguished forever at North Shore Towers and Country Club, after shareholders of the 1,844-unit Queens co-op voted overwhelmingly to protect residents from the dangers of secondhand smoke by banning lighting up anywhere on the 110-
Queens (NY) Gazette
added Jan 4, 2017 22:21

[New York] Northwell Health, NYC Smoke-Free Assist North Shore Towers in Becoming NY’s Largest Private Coop to Go Smoke-Free

Cigarettes have been extinguished forever at North Shore Towers and Country Club after shareholders of the 1,844-unit Queens cooperative voted overwhelmingly to protect residents from the dangers of secondhand smoke by prohibiting lighting up anywhere on
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18

[New York] VIDEO: New Federal Rule Prohibits Smoking in Public Housing

NYCHA says it has already taken steps to reduce smoking in their buildings and that they will work with residents to create a smoke-free policy. Public housing agencies will have 18 months to implement the ban.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:41

Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke

Apartment and condominium dwellers are more likely to smoke cigarettes than people who live in single-family homes, and they are also more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Jul 15, 2016 02:38

[California] SHERRY/BRONIE: Dragging tobacco use out of Santa Monica

Our group, Smoke-Free Living Santa Monica, has recently been contacted by several Santa Monica residents who are complaining that the law intended to protect them from tobacco smoke is not working. We wonder if there are other Santa Monica residents who
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Jul 3, 2016 10:49
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