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[California] Walnut Creek to draw up prospective second-hand smoke ordinance

The City Council has asked staff to study a prospective ordinance imposing restrictions on smoking downtown and in apartment buildings and other multifamily homes, along with other ways to cut second-hand smoke exposure dramatically. ... received an "F"
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Feb 25, 2013 13:32
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[California] DENNEY: Berkeley Says No to Clean Air

San Raphael did it. Berkeley can only hide behind “rent control” so long as an excuse for inaction. In the meantime, many of us organize our lives around debilitating surgery and treatments. When the proposal comes up in April, we can only cross our fin
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Mar 1, 2013 01:40
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[Illinois] Smoking Targeted in Multi-Unit Housing

There is new information that apparently shows a link to secondhand smoke in apartment complexes, even in cases where the smoker lives in another unit, so a local group is pushing for a smoking ban in such complexes.
Alton Daily News · WBGZ 1570 AM
added Feb 19, 2013 12:20
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[Illinois] Condo boards can regulate tobacco smoke in common areas

And more and more associations are considering a ban on smoking in the individual units (and without any grandfather provision). Such an aggressive ban will likely require an amendment to the declaration (requiring owner approval), and not simply a rule
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Feb 16, 2013 21:45
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[New York] ARCHIVE: Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

Is a co-op liable to a shareholder who claims damages because of this? Reinhard, who owned and lived in Apartment 31G since 2006, claimed that after she purchased and performed renovations, there was a strong smell of cigarette smoke that entered her ap
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:30
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[New York] Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

The court eventually concluded that the co-op was negligent, as a matter of law, because it had notice of the smoke condition yet did nothing to remediate it. The court also determined that the lease required the co-op to fix the wall. However, the cour
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:32
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[California] ARCATA LOOKING TO BAN SMOKING IN APARTMENTS AND ON TAVERN ROW: CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The City of Arcata is looking to ban smoking in areas surrounding the plaza and apartment buildings. The City Council is talking about it at tonight's meeting; they want to expand on the smoking laws already in place.
KIEM-TV News Channel 3 (Eureka, CA)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:51
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[Florida] Protecting Renters From Secondhand Smoke

Although only 26 states currently have comprehensive smoke-free laws in affect, other states such as many of the southern states have communities which do have local smoke-free laws. There continues to be a push to make all 50 states in the United States
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 6, 2013 19:14
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[Illinois] Discarded cigarette leads to fire that displaces 10

Someone who carelessly discarded a cigarette in an apartment Sunday apparently caused a fire that displaced 10 people, authorities said. The fire occurred at 1136 N. 4th St. at 10:54 a.m. The two-story home had been converted into a five-unit apartment b
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 4, 2013 13:34
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[Ohio] Some apartment landlords look at going smoke-free

Two major apartment landlords in central Ohio are implementing smoke-free policies this year as the share of the population that lights up declines. T&R Properties, which manages more than 20 central Ohio complexes, and Crawford Hoying, with 25 complexe
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2013 12:59
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