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[New York] Study: Banning smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would save $521 million annually

The estimated annual cost savings from eliminating smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would be $521 million, according to a study from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the first study to estimate the money that could be
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 18, 2013 16:52
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California lawmakers kill bill to ban smoking inside homes

Assembly Bill 746 would have made California the first state to venture into personal bedrooms and living rooms with smoking restrictions. It targeted condominiums, duplexes and apartments.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 18, 2013 16:17
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[California] Capitol Alert: Bill to bar apartment smoking goes down in flames at Capitol

Legislation to bar millions of Californians from smoking inside their own homes was rejected today by an Assembly committee. Assembly Bill 746 would have made California the first state to venture into personal bedrooms and living rooms with smoking res
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 18, 2013 11:52
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[Oklahoma] Police: 'Explosion' at apartment complex came from e-cigarette

A hazmat unit was sent to an Oklahoma City apartment complex to investigate a report of an explosion early Tuesday. Police have determined that the explosion came from a lithium battery inside of an e-cigarette. It overheated and exploded, police said.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Apr 17, 2013 14:55
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[Canada] Smoking slashes a home's resale value by nearly 30%: survey

Pfizer Canada surveyed Ontario and Quebec real estate agents about the cost of a home’s resale value and found that having the smell of smoke – which gets absorbed into carpets, walls and ceilings – can lower the sale price by up to 29%. “With an average
National Post (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:16
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Pfizer Canada Inc. | Up in smoke: Smoking in the home can lower resale value by tens of thousands

. A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29 per cent;1 with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario2 this may mean a loss
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:09
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Smoking Bans in Public Housing Could Save Dollars, Lives: CDC

Smoking bans in subsidized housing, including public housing and rental assistance programs, would save $521 million a year, according to new U.S. government research.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2013 07:46
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Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
WebWire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41
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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
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[California] WARNER/MANASIAN: MAKING APARTMENTS AND CONDOS SMOKE-FREE

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
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