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[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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[Massachusetts] Wellesley Housing Authority: Smoking ban takes hold

has implemented an anti-smoking policy that its executive director says is beginning to take hold at the various public housing properties in town. “It’s been pretty successful so far,” said Debra Jordan, executive director of both the Wellesley and Needh
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:07
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Public housing smoking ban really about tyranny

This is only one example of how tyranny is infiltrating the U.S. government. Liberal Democrats and Republicans promise handouts all day long. What they don't tell you, until it's too late, is what strings are attached. Our government has stopped prevent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 29, 2015 16:02
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[Canada] The Sudbury Star Discourage smoking in apartments: Sudbury board

Members of the Sudbury & District Board of Health said it wasn't an easy issue, but, in the end, they endorsed a motion supporting the Northwestern Health Unit's position on smoke-free, multi-unit housing. The motion passed at Thursday's board meeting
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:45
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[North Carolina] Answer Man: No relief for freezing senior smokers? Haynes update?

Can’t the Vanderbilt Apartments do something for the senior citizens who have to sit outside in their wheelchairs or on a bench in the cold so they can smoke?... A designated smoking area inside, out of the cold, is not going to happen. "We're trying to
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Nov 17, 2015 23:29
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MATTHEWS: Banning smoking in public housing singles out the poor. But it also saves lives.

When restrictions apply to people outside of public housing, freakouts tend to ensue. But it'd be a far fairer way to save lives and prevent secondhand smoke than a ban that's only limited to public housing residents.
Vox Media
added Nov 16, 2015 01:16
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[Florida] HUD housing likely to go smoke-free, 720 units in the Keys

We aren't a fan of many government regulations, but this seems well-intentioned and based on sound policy. And increasingly, private landlords are making their living environments smoke-free. No one would be kicked out of their homes; rather, leases woul
Florida Keys Keynoter
added Nov 14, 2015 14:41
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[Pennsylvania] New federal rules would ban smoking in public housing

The Allegheny County Housing Authority has viewed a smoking ban at most of its high-rises as a successful move toward addressing the health and public safety hazards of lighting up indoors. But enforcing that rule at other agency-managed public housing
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 14, 2015 14:21
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HAMILTON: U.S. to consider smoking ban in public housing nationwide

The rebel in me still wants to thumb my nose at the government, but I can't help but wish a rule like this had been implemented when my sister and I were children. We could have breathed much easier.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 00:00
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BELLAFANTE: Reigniting a Health Issue in New York Public Housing

adopting such a policy, in an existing co-op for example, is no simple thing, requiring the complicated process of amending proprietary leases. And enforcement is challenging anywhere. But a renewed conversation could at least get things moving toward the
New York Times
added Nov 13, 2015 16:39
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