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[Canada] Toronto Community Housing plans to go smoke free — including pot

Toronto Community Housing intends to go smoke free in a move that will limit or prevent new tenants from smoking cigarettes — and marijuana — on its property, a spokesperson confirmed. Come Oct. 17, all Toronto residents will be allowed to legally smoke
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:22
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[New York] Smokers’ Rights Group Sues HUD Over Rule that Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments

Edward Paltzik, of Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP, says, “The smoking ban is constitutionally deficient on many levels. HUD’s nationwide edict clearly violates the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibiting the federal government from compelling state and loca
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Jul 23, 2018 19:27
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Smoke-Free Public Housing

PIH’s Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule was finalized on December 5, 2016, and became effective February 3, 2017. All PHAs must comply with the rule and implement smoke-free policies within 18 months of the effective date, no later than July 31, 2018. The e
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jul 23, 2018 19:24
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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[Canada] Condos rushing to ban pot smoking before legalization, leaving some residents fuming

But the looming legalization of recreational marijuana may put his daily ritual in jeopardy, as condominium corporations and apartment buildings across the country scramble to enact rules that would ban pot smoking inside units, on balconies and in commo
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:42
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[Wisconsin] Tenant: neighbors tossed cigarettes off balcony of building where fire started w/Photo

Fire victims who just found out they lost their belongings because of someone's careless use of a cigarette were allowed back inside their apartments Wednesday, nearly a week after fire engulfed the building.
WBAY-TV Ch. 2 (Green Bay, WI)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:53
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[Tennessee] Local public housing residents respond to U.S. government's ban on smoking indoors

Smokers are upset about the policy because not only can you not smoke inside, but they also can't smoke on their porches. They have to be several feet away from the home and for some, that means being on the street. Signs are popping up in public housi
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:21
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[Maine] Waterville Housing Authority bans smoking on its properties

Some tenants are upset about the change, but the agency says policies like theirs are not uncommon and are intended to benefit residents.
Kennebec Journal
added Jul 16, 2018 12:55
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