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[New York] Port Chester apartment fire, likely caused by smoking, leaves 27 homeless ($$)

(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 2, 2013 17:36

Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41

[Massachusetts] Springfield Fire Department: Careless disposal of smoking materials cause of blaze that displaced 5 from Forest Park neighborhood home

Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 4, 2013 07:56

[Virginia] 22 people lose homes in Newport News apartment fire sparked by cigarette

The fire started around 5:45 p.m. Saturday, at the Ashton at Oyster Point complex on Constance Dr.,near I-64 & J Clyde Morris. Fire Chief Stephen Pincus says the fire started on a second floor balcony from an improperly disposed cigarette.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Mar 10, 2013 13:01

[New York] 19 Hospitalized After High-Rise Fire on Upper East Side

added Mar 10, 2013 12:51

[New York] Smoky Upper East Side high rise blaze injures 13 people, including three firefighters. No serious injuries reported.

Fire marshals are investigating the blaze, which may have been sparked by someone smoking on the 12th floor of the 40-story building at 1763 Second Ave. at 92nd Street.
New York Post
added Mar 10, 2013 12:49

[New York] Smoke-Free Yorkville Condominium

And so the nine members of the board started talking about instituting a smoking ban. The board's lawyer, Aaron Shmulewitz of Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman advised them they had the power to amend the bylaws and impose fines for violations, provided a su
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:34

[Florida] Poll: Does smoke-free housing appeal to you?

Would you live in smoke-free housing? No. I'm a non-smoker but find smokers to be considerate of my space. (5 responses) 15% Yes. I'm a non-smoker and would love to avoid the stench of smoke. (18 responses) 55%
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2013 04:19

[Florida] Broward survey finds smokers want smoke-free housing

Even many smokers are bothered by the stench of secondhand smoke in their apartment buildings and would prefer if the buildings had smoke-free policies, according to a survey done for the Broward Regional Health Planning Council.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2013 04:16

[Wisconsin] Smoking Ban is a Big Change for Residents

In Fort Atkinson, the Parkview and Rockland Court Apartments will begin banning smoking in individual units next month. The facilities get rental assistance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which has encouraged management companies t
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:15
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