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[California] Smoking ban impact on Modesto-area rentals is uneven

Modesto-area property and apartment managers are split on the merits of proposed legislation that would ban smoking in all of the state's multiunit dwellings. "It's tough to make a decision that says we require every smoker to stop smoking immediately in
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Mar 1, 2013 13:40

[California] Bill Text: CA AB746: Bill Title: Smoking: prohibition in multifamily dwellings.

May be heard in committee March 24.
added Feb 28, 2013 10:36

California bill would ban smoking in multi-unit housing

No state ever has ventured into personal bedrooms and living rooms with its smoking restrictions, but California is going even further than that by targeting owner-occupied residences as well as rental units. Specifically, the measure would prohibit lig
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 28, 2013 04:49

[Massachusetts] Westfield senior housing fire caused by cigarette smoking in vicinity of home oxygen system

A fire at General Shepard Apartments that took the life of 72-year-old resident Margaret A. Lunden was started by a cigarette smoking in the presence of a home oxygen system, state Fire Marshal Steven D. Coan said.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 18:34

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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