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[UK] Quit (Illicit) Smoking - new proposals will affect landlords

Landlords could potentially find themselves hit with new lease requirements, periodic checking obligations and even financial penalties following the publication of the ‘Sanctions to tackle tobacco duty evasion and other excise duty evasion’ consultation
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:30
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[Virginia] Discarded smoking material caused apartment fire that displaced 21 people, killed one pet

12 apartments were left uninhabitable by the blaze, which displaced 20 adults and one child, along with a number of cats and dogs. One cat died in the fire.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 6, 2017 02:26
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[Kentucky] Cigarette starts fire, destroys apartment units in Charlestown

Fire Marshal determined a cigarette in a flower pot on a ground floor patio started the fire. ... Heal said between four and eight units were considered a total loss.
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:25
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[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05
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[Massachusetts] Condo owners weed out smoke

At least 89 owners of the InterContinental’s 130 condo units approved the measure, which took effect Tuesday after an amendment to the trust’s master deed was filed with the registry of deeds. “It got to be a problem because ... it permeates the walls,”
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 3, 2017 13:27
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[Massachusetts] Condo owners weed out smoke

ritzy Residences at The InterContinental in Boston...condominium trust has banned vaping, smoking tobacco, clove, marijuana or electronic cigarettes and harvesting marijuana...and experts say “just say no” is likely to be a growing real estate trend. At
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 2, 2017 19:33
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New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking ban in public housing cleans up air, sets Philly as national model

Well ahead of the curve, the Philadelphia Housing Authority prohibited smoking in its properties in 2015. A new study documents some recent success by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the largest agency in the country to have banned smoking in all it
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04
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[UK] Commercial landlords may have to police illicit tobacco sales under HMRC proposals

Commercial property landlords could be forced to actively inspect their properties and police tenants suspected of tobacco and other excise duty evasion under plans proposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), an expert has warned.22 Feb 2017
Out-law.com (Pinsent Masons)
added Feb 25, 2017 18:30
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