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Smoking Ban in Federally Subsidized Housing Would Save $521 Million Annually

A CDC report projects massive savings from a federal smoking ban in subsidized housing- $341 million would come from reducing healthcare costs from secondhand smoke.
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2013 02:05


By Jane Warner & Paul Manasjan ... the American Lung Association in California is excited about AB 746, the proposed groundbreaking legislation introduced by Assembly Member Mark Levine that would provide important protections for all Californians livin
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 13, 2013 09:49

[Massachusetts] Discarded cigarette cause of blaze that prompted evacuation of apartment building in North End of Springfield

Leger said the porch railing had been covered with plywood, perhaps in an attempt to make it safer for children, and that the cigarette had fallen in between the railing and the plywood. It was clear from the number of discarded cigarette butts in the a
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 11, 2013 15:24
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[Nevada] Careless smoking probably to blame for fire that killed senior citizen

It happened at the Destinations at Valley View Active Adult Living facility just before 4 p.m. on the 1600 block of Valley View Boulevard, near Oakey Boulevard.
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Apr 11, 2013 15:21

[Canada] LETTER: POVAH: Multi-unit dwelling ban on smoking is life saver

Dramatic and encouraging as the difference is - just 2.1 deaths for every 1,000 fires in apartment buildings with sprinklers, as opposed to 23.1 deaths per 1,000 fires in apartments without sprinklers- that 2.1 could be lowered even further if the easies
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Apr 10, 2013 13:03

[Hawaii] More condos opt to snuff out smoking ($$)

SMOKE-FREE condominiums are a small but growing trend in Hawaii, with a handful of condo owner associations amending their rules in recent years to prohibit smoking. Now a developer is set to build what is being described as the first new condo tower bu
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 7, 2013 09:21

VIDEOS: Smoke-Free Housing Strategies in New York City

Community Service Society of New York / Smoke-Free Housing: A Guide for the Residents of New York City / Asian Americans for Equality (16:44): Making Room to Breathe: A Case Study of Smoke-Free Housing in NYC / New York Public Interest Research Group (31:
You Tube
added Apr 11, 2013 12:43

[Iowa] Smoked out | Some residents unhappy about owners reversing smoking ban in apartments

Late last year, the apartment complex, which has 57 units for residents age 62 and older who accept Section 8 vouchers, was purchased by Pacific Management Inc. of Chicago. Soon after, tenants say they were informed that the building's no smoking policy
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 4, 2013 10:06

[Texas] Lit cigarette blamed for apartment fire

Firefighters say much of the eight unit building was damaged and seven families were displaced. Two people had to be treated for minor smoke inhalation, but they are expected to be okay.
WOAI NBC Channel 4 (San Antonio, TX)
added Apr 4, 2013 08:14

[Massachusetts] Springfield Fire Department: Careless disposal of smoking materials cause of blaze that displaced 5 from Forest Park neighborhood home

Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 4, 2013 07:56
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