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[New York] De Blasio Administration, City Council Members and Elected Officials Announce Sweeping Legislation to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Usage

The five bills will put New York City at the forefront of smoking and tobacco control nationally by: (1) raising the minimum prices for all tobacco products, including cigarettes, and imposing a new 10% local tax on other tobacco products; (2) reducing t
New York City: NYC.gov
added Apr 19, 2017 19:36
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Housing authority steps up smoking policy

The Hornersville Housing Authority is stepping up the non-smoking policy to stop hazardous situations from happening due to smoke damage inside their homes. According to Jessica Coleman, executive director of the Hornersville Housing Authority, the main
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:40
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SHAPIRO: Don’t evict tenants who smoke. People can’t quit at will.

I know firsthand smoking isn’t good for anyone’s health. But a landlord shouldn’t be able to force a tenant to quit doing something that’s perfectly legal, that they’ve been doing in the privacy of their own home, just because it’s self-destructive — esp
Washington Post
added Apr 19, 2017 00:11
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[Canada] Fire hazards, secondhand smoke main concerns for Nova Scotia landlords under marijuana legalization

Russell said that after legalization, recreational marijuana users should take some precautions to minimize the effect on other people. “If they're going to smoke, they can ensure that something is put under their doors to prevent it from going into the
Metro (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 22:21
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[North Carolina] Whitaker Park donation projected to revive economic engine

With the keys having officially changed hands on 120 acres and 13 buildings in Whitaker Park, the former center of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s manufacturing operations, local developers and elected officials hope to revive the area as an economic engine
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 15, 2017 17:05
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[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares. Click here to see her Facebook post Frye wrote that one minute she was standing in the kitchen and the next she was in the
WMAZ TV (Macon, GA)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:12
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Discrimination, bad science, and spying neighbors plague unprecedented California tobacco law

The city council of Novato, Calif., offers a textbook example of how good intentions are no substitute for good policy. Back in January, the city council passed an unprecedented anti-smoking ordinance that hands landlords arbitrary power over their tena
Washington DC Examiner
added Apr 12, 2017 14:23
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[Australia] WHAT DO YOU THINK?: Push for a ban on smoking in apartments

Queenslanders have stepped up the call for a smoke-free state, with a total of 321 submissions made to the Property Law Review...shows 70% of Queenslanders support a total ban on smoking in multi-unit dwellings, including balconies.
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Apr 9, 2017 16:10
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[Illinois] Here's what condo associations can do about smoking in units

Without an amendment to the condominium declaration and bylaws to ban smoking in units, a condo board cannot stop a unit owner from lighting up at home. However, the board may adopt rules and regulations to limit smoke transmission between units.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:57
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[Canada] Can two people run together for one board position?: Condo Law

The Condominium Act protects against injury to one’s health. There’s ample evidence second-hand smoke affects health, lawyer Gerry Hymnan writes. Therefore, the board must take action against it.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:08
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