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Secondhand smoke: major health hazard in LA apartments

The two studies present findings from almost 1,000 door-to-door interviews with tenants in some of the most densely populated areas of the city of Los Angeles, as well as reports submitted to UCLA by 93 owners of apartment buildings, who collectively rep (National)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:29

[Australia] Quit Victoria says owners corporations should have ability to ban smoking in apartment bu

The comments come as a Victorian Government review into consumer property law raised the issue of "smoke drift" within apartment blocks. An issues paper prepared by Consumer Affairs Victoria noted smoke drift was commonly raised as an issue with owners
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:23

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 6-year feud: Neighbours fail to get along despite mediation

"We do burn incense and my husband smokes at home, but there is nothing illegal about doing all of that."
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 27, 2016 18:30

[New York] The Price of Smoking in Co-ops Just Went Up. Way Up

In a decision that’s sure to fuel the smoking debate in every co-op in the city, a state Supreme Court judge has awarded more than $120,000 in back maintenance, interest and attorney fees to a co-op shareholder who claimed that smoke from other apartments
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:05

[California] Saratoga: Tobacco grade is better, but work continues

Saratoga may have jumped two letter grades in the American Lung Association's 2016 report card on tobacco control policies, but its work is not yet done, said Mayor Manny Cappello, who promised more changes are on the way.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 25, 2016 02:34

[California] Fighting secondhand smoke

A homeowner’s pleas to the city...might be gaining traction...Even at Gilroy Manor on Sixth Street, a few blocks from City Hall and seemingly Gilroy’s most visible multi-unit seniors’ residence, the city has ignored residents’ wishes and refused to make
Gilroy (CA) Dispatch
added Feb 20, 2016 16:53

Ask Real Estate: Window Wars

Managing the odor from cigarette smoke might be difficult, but the board should try. The smoker could place an air filtration or ventilation system in his unit. Ultimately, that apartment might need to be sealed along walls, floors and ceilings so smoke
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:41

[West Virginia] Public smoking ban in public housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a smoking ban in the one-point-two million units of public housing it oversees. But this isn't just a ban on smoking in public areas. It would extend to the inside of people's apartments, too.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Jan 8, 2016 22:17

[Minnesota] Local smoke-free housing advocate headed to White House conference

An advocate for smoke-free public housing in Duluth and Minnesota is leaving for Washington to attend a White House meeting on a proposed national policy. Pat McKone, regional senior director for tobacco programs and policy for the American Lung Assoc
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jan 5, 2016 18:11

[California] Smoke-free apartments in Long Beach triple since 2008

from 16 percent to 48 percent — since 2008, according to a city survey released Thursday. That increase means health benefits for all residents, said Eipryl Tello, Long Beach’s Tobacco Education Program coordinator with the Department of Health and Human
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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