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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

[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

[North Carolina] Asheville Terrace plans to go smoke free

Asheville Terrace Apartments, which offers subsidized housing for older adults, plans to ban smoking inside apartments. "We felt very strongly that really it's long overdue for the health of everybody who occupies the dwelling," said Lawrence Gilliam, pr
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Mar 11, 2013 02:10

[New York] UES Fire May Have Been Caused By Cigarette On Mattress

Early yesterday morning, a two-alarm fire broke out on the 12th floor of an Upper East Side apartment building. Nineteen people--10 civilians and nine firefighters--were injured. The FDNY is still investigating, but there's some suspicion it may have bee
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Mar 10, 2013 12:53

[New York] Smoky Upper East Side high rise blaze injures 13 people, including three firefighters. No serious injuries reported.

Fire marshals are investigating the blaze, which may have been sparked by someone smoking on the 12th floor of the 40-story building at 1763 Second Ave. at 92nd Street.
New York Post
added Mar 10, 2013 12:49

[Texas] SAFD: Cigarette ignites apartment fire

Fire officials say a cigarette ignited an apartment complex fire that has left at least 12 people without a home.
WOAI NBC Channel 4 (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:30

[Uae: Dubai] Balcony, cigarette-butt fire hazard biggest threat to building safety: Dubai Police fire expert

55 fires occurred in Dubai during first 11 months of 2012 because of burning objects falling from upper floors
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:12

[Virginia] 22 people lose homes in Newport News apartment fire sparked by cigarette

The fire started around 5:45 p.m. Saturday, at the Ashton at Oyster Point complex on Constance Dr.,near I-64 & J Clyde Morris. Fire Chief Stephen Pincus says the fire started on a second floor balcony from an improperly disposed cigarette.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Mar 10, 2013 13:01

[New York] 19 Hospitalized After High-Rise Fire on Upper East Side

added Mar 10, 2013 12:51

[Missouri] St. Peters man says new rule would ban smoking in condo he owns

Spencer Tegtmeyer said he only smokes in his bedroom, and has an air filter installed in his condo. When a neighbor complained about smoke seeping into her apartment, Tegtmeyer said he sealed any air leaks in his room. However, association bylaws state
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Mar 9, 2013 20:44
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