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[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
added Sep 5, 2014 10:35

[California] LAU/SINHA/LUU: Ban smoking in apartments: Santa Clara County cities should join the trend

Requirements for smoke free apartments were enacted in 2012 in Marin County, Huntington Park, Sausalito, San Rafael and Santa Monica, and an ordinance is under consideration in San Mateo County. It is time for Santa Clara County's cities to join them.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 13, 2014 20:27

[New York] VIDEO: Auburn Housing Authority votes to ban smoking in tenants' apartments (video)

The Auburn Housing Authority has voted to go smokeless, and it's not alone. Authority commissioners voted Monday 6-1 to ban smoking at Melone Village and Olympia Terrace, two public housing complexes that have 238 apartments. The authority's other housi
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Jul 7, 2014 21:08

[New York] Auburn Housing Authority proposes indoor smoking ban at public housing units

A proposed ban on smoking inside of three Auburn affordable housing complexes comes with a message to the residing smoking tenants: If you don't like it, leave. Residents of Brogan Manor, Olympia Terrace and Melone Village may no longer be able to smoke
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Jul 7, 2014 15:19

[California] Fresno apartments go smoke-free

Two Fresno multi-unit housing complexes have adopted smoke-free policies. New no-smoking rules at Masten Towers at 1240 Broadway St., and Campus Edge Apartments at 1577 Bulldog Lane, are aimed at protecting residents from secondhand smoke in their homes
The Business Journal
added Jun 26, 2014 21:04

[California] Survey shows tenants want protection from secondhand smoke

Tenants in Merced County want more protections from secondhand smoke in multiunit housing, according to a recent survey by the American Lung Association. The survey revealed that Merced County residents are aware of the health risks associated with seco
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Jun 21, 2014 10:12

[New York] City sues Lower East Side landlord over a tenant's illegal cigarette operation

The city is smoking out a prominent landlord after busting an illegal cigarette seller inside one of the property owner’s buildings. Silvershore Properties was sued by the city Wednesday after undercover cops discovered that a bagel shop was allegedly sel
New York Daily News
added Jun 20, 2014 05:20

[Florida] Public Housing Residents Wrestling With Ban on Smoking

So imagine her alarm with news of a new policy enacted by her landlord, the Lakeland Housing Authority, banning residents from puffing any tobacco products on its properties. That means Connor no longer is allowed to smoke inside her own home of seven y
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 9, 2014 17:06

[Missouri] DIUGUID: Kansas City Housing Authority’s smoking ban adds to poor being targeted

Having smoke-free public housing will promote better health and reduce fire hazards. Kansas City follows smoking bans in about a dozen other big city housing authorities, including in Minneapolis, Detroit and Houston. But allowances should be made even
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 5, 2014 15:03

[Nebraska] After recent fires, Omaha apartment complex bans smoking on all property

at Hillsborough Pointe apartments in northwest Omaha. Shawn Knudsen, manager of the apartments northwest of 144th Street and West Maple Road, said Tuesday the ban applies to all property at the 480-apartment, 20-building complex. ... "Nobody will be al
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 30, 2014 12:54
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