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[Switzerland] VIDEO: Non-smoking apartments sell out in Zurich

A non-smoking apartment block has been built in Zurich, the first of its kind in Switzerland. (RTS/ All 40 apartments in the block, built by the Schönheim housing cooperative, have been sold. Tenants sign a contract agreeing not to smoke, wh
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 19, 2017 15:09

[Florida] No Smoking Anywhere: This Attorney Wants Condo Associations to Completely Ban Cigarettes

There's no smoking allowed in attorney Dennis Eisinger's condominium projects. Not in the units. Not at the pool. Not in the parking garage. And if Eisinger had his way, that would be the case in every Florida condominium. "Smokers are not a protected cl (Daily Business Review)
added May 18, 2017 09:03

[New York] Ruling Overturned in East Side Tower Secondhand Smoke Case ($$)

an appellate court overturned a ruling that found an East Side board responsible for a claim that secondhand smoke made an apartment uninhabitable....Connaught Tower, a 34-story co-op building...couldn’t be held to account for health and safety concerns
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 18, 2017 09:02

[Australia] Smoking bans may extend to homes in new plan

Spearheaded by the Cancer Council, the group has urged the Queensland Government to enact a blanket-ban on smoking in units and apartments ahead of the next State Election, following hundreds of community complaints on the issue. The organisation's subm
The Morning Bulletin (au)
added May 18, 2017 08:56

[Florida] No Smoking Anywhere: This Attorney Wants Condo Associations to Completely Ban Cigarettes

There's no smoking allowed in attorney Dennis Eisinger's condominium projects. ... is on a two-tier mission: help associations amend their governing documents to prohibit tobacco use, and lobby state lawmakers to champion a bill to impose legal penalties (Daily Business Review)
added May 17, 2017 18:38

More on Second Hand Smoke

The Appellate Division’s decision is certainly beneficial to cooperative and condominium boards faced with claims involving second hand smoke. It indicates that, in order to be successful, claimants will have to produce meaningful evidence. However, th
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
added May 17, 2017 03:30

[Virginia] Editorial: Fresh air and your privacy

If landlords want to ban smoking in their buildings, that's fine, too. We know we'd like ours to do so. But the housing authorities and landlords have something at stake: their property and their legal obligations to all their tenants. For the disinter
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 13, 2017 01:51

[California] Windsor moves to ban smoking in multifamily dwellings

Prompted by concerns over exposure to secondhand smoke, the Town Council on a 4-1 vote approved an ordinance banning tobacco and marijuana smoking in apartments, condos, duplexes and senior residential care facilities. “It does impose on other people an
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 12, 2017 03:01
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[Illinois] Glen Oak Towers Fire Death Result of Lit Cigarette

A man who died in the fire last month at Glen Oak Tower in Peoria was asleep, when a lit cigarette incinerated his couch and the rest of his one-bedroom apartment... the entire 12th floor is undergoing renovation.
WCBU - Peoria (IL) Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 20:02

[Hawaii] Resident who uses medical marijuana upset about public housing complex's smoking ban

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:38
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