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[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
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[California] The Corsair : Council opposed smoking evictions

Smoking is an issue that should be addressed, but the City Council clearly prioritized keeping people in their homes over slightly cleaner air, which should always be the priority no matter the situation.
Santa Monica College Corsair
added Apr 3, 2013 19:00
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[California] Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Did Zelda’s request for a smoke-free apartment qualify as a reasonable accommodation to G & K’s wait-list rules? There are two basic legal requirements for a reasonable accommodation. First, the accommodation must be needed in response to the nature of
Santa Monica (CA) Mirror
added Apr 2, 2013 15:32
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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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Fact Sheet: Disclosure of Smoking Policies in Multi-Unit Housing

This fact sheet explains the concept of a smoking policy disclosure ordinance or statute, and reviews benefits and concerns that authorities might want to keep in mind when considering such measures.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 19:08
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[California] VIDEO: State lawmakers consider banning smoking inside people's homes

What you do in the privacy of your own home might not be just your business anymore. That's if California Assemblyman Marc Levine pushes his smoking ban through into law.
Eyewitness News CBS29 (KBAK, KBFX) IBakersfield, CA)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:26
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[Texas] Housing authorities across state eye no-smoking policies ($$)

Texas housing authorities are progressively moving toward no-smoking policies in buildings
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Apr 1, 2013 09:04
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[Massachusetts] Springfield expands smoking ban in public housing

The Springfield Housing Authority is expanding its ban on smoking to areas outside its properties, one year after the agency ordered residents and visitors to stop smoking inside its buildings. Massachusetts' third largest housing authority says the full
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 19:02
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[California] Can Calif. regulate smoking in homes?

Is this good legislation? We asked our Housing Huddle panel, made up of six local real estate insiders, what they think.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 2, 2013 08:42
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[New York] Oneida County fire that displaced 30 started by cigarette

A fire in Oneida County that displaced about 30 people was apparently caused by a cigarette that wasn't fully put out, News Channel 9 reported. Firefighters were on the scene of the large apartment fire in Boonville for several hours Thursday.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 29, 2013 14:35
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