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[Maine] Cigarette blamed for apartment house fire that left 9 homeless in Jay

A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an afternoon fire Saturday that burned a three-story apartment house at 39 Church St., leaving nine people homeless. ... “It started on the back porch on the first floor,” Booker said. “And it spread quickly.”
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2013 12:36
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[Maine] Cigarette blamed for apartment house fire in Jay

JAY -- A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an apartment house fire in Jay that left nine people without a home.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2013 11:12
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[California] Editorial: Renters deserve relief from smoking

One person's smoke invading a neighbor's apartment or condo is not just a nuisance in the way that excessive noise at 3 a.m. is a nuisance. It is a health hazard and should not be allowed. Levine is on the right track with AB 746.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 17, 2013 10:27
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[New York] Flutist Buys Co-op on Smoke-Filled Floor at the El Dorado

Though the board ultimately succeeded in forcing Ms. Wells to allow repairs to her apartment, the board was not able to get her to stub out her cigs—something that apparently didn’t worry Gretchen Pusch and Richard Bayles, who just picked up a classic six
New York Observer
added Mar 16, 2013 12:38
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A Guide to California's Proposed Ban on Smoking in Apartments

What would the bill do? AB 746, currently in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, would ban smoking in “any residential property containing two or more units with one or more shared walls, floors, ceilings, or ventilation systems.”
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:36
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[California, Colorado] VOGRIN: Side Streets / JURY SLAPS HOA IN SECONDHAND SMOKE DISPUTE

Smoke has been an issue in the Colorado Springs area. Side Streets has featured a neighborhood dispute over smoke from cigars and cigarettes infiltrating a neighboring townhome. I've written about hospital employees angering neighbors by puffing on nea
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Mar 14, 2013 06:47
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[Michigan] Canton apartment fire blamed on smoking near oxygen machine

Meier confirmed "significant fire damage" and some water damage to the apartment where the fire began. Otherwise, three other units in the building were affected by smoke damage, the chief said.
Detroit (MI) Observer & Eccentric Newspapers
added Mar 13, 2013 11:05
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[California] Condo owners win secondhand smoke case

After a five-week trial, Superior Court jurors last week awarded a family more than $15,000, finding the condo association and management failed to ensure the non-smoking family's right to the "quiet enjoyment" of their own unit.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 12, 2013 17:19
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[California] Broad smoking ban sought in housing

People living in townhouses, condominiums and other attached units would be prohibited from smoking indoors under a ban proposed by a state lawmaker - the most sweeping antismoking legislative proposal in the country.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 12, 2013 05:41
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[California] State law would ban smoking in some homes

Now a proposed California law, the most sweeping in the country, would ban all tobacco smoking inside any multiunit residence - apartments, condos, duplexes, townhouses. Single-family detached homes are not included as they don't share walls or ventilati
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 11, 2013 18:26
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