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[Hawaii] Resident who uses medical marijuana upset about public housing complex's smoking ban

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:38
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[UK] Protecting children from passive smoking in their home

The Faculty of Public Health and others have been calling for a new Tobacco Control Plan for over a year and any further move on smoke free homes needs to be set alongside services to help people quit and further education about passive smoking risks.
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:12
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[Kansas] April apartment fire ruled accidental, blamed on careless smoking

Fire Marshal's Office says a massive fire last month at a Junction City apartment complex was an accident... damaged 28 units, displacing 40 residents. It caused an estimated $3.8 million in damages.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added May 9, 2017 21:34
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[Pennsylvania] Permit Rule Halts 7-Eleven Expansion

New tobacco-permitting rules put in place late last year by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health may have led 7-Eleven to drop plans for 35 new franchised convenience stores in the city, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 8, 2017 19:09
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[Florida] Smoke-free apartments popular trend in housing

the movement is moving to other areas not typically labeled smoke-free. A new apartment complex in Bradenton is one of the first non-government housing facilities to offer – and require - residents the chance to live completely smoke-free.
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 5, 2017 13:02
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[Pennsylvania] BYKOFSKY: Inconvenience story: How Philly is attacking 7-Elevens

The store owners don’t want to see eighth graders puffing on Camel Lights. The issue is government overreach, allowing the Health Department to wreck the value of a business that sells a legal product. Why does Philadelphia seem set on driving small busin
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 5, 2017 12:37
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Can You Sue Over 'Thirdhand Smoke' Exposure?

If a baby is at risk for nicotine toxins left in carpets, does that mean her parents could sue their landlord for not telling them a smoker used to live in their apartment?... "If a landlord is deliberately deceiving a tenant, saying that smokers never l
How Stuff Works
added May 4, 2017 05:58
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[Minnesota] New HUD rule a sign of the smoke-free times

Although Richfield doesn’t have public housing, the requirement is also a good sign for residents of private apartment complexes, according to Jackie Siewert, community outreach coordinator for the nonprofit housing program Live Smoke Free, part of the As
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added May 2, 2017 19:10
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Echo Lake Apartments Recognized as Gold Certified

The Florida Apartment Association has recognized Echo Lake Apartments at Lakewood Ranch as a Gold Certified Smoke-Free Multifamily property. This certification signifies that there is no smoking throughout the entire community.
Patch.org
added May 2, 2017 19:11
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[California] HURD: Why Oakland needs a multi-unit smoke free housing policy

Smoking and tobacco products kill more African-Americans than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drug use, homicide, suicide and other non-tobacco related cancers.
San Francisco Bay View
added Apr 30, 2017 15:06
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