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[Australia] Freshwater body corporate manager will implement smoking ban

As a result of the review and public feedback, the Property Law Review recommended the State Government hand power to body corporates to protect residents from second-hand smoke. Managing a resident’s right to smoke along with a neighbour’s complaints a
Cairns Post (au)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:45

[Australia] Queenslanders support calls to ban smoking in apartments, on balconies

Out of 321 submissions made to a State Government review, 261 were in favour of allowing body corporates to ban smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. This includes lighting up on balconies. As a result, the Property Law Review has recommended that body c (au)
added Mar 18, 2017 18:43

Countryside Manor approves non-smoking policy

Bath Township’s lower-income housing apartment complex, Countryside Manor, has approved a non-smoking policy. The residents are no longer allowed to smoke in the units and must be 25 feet from the buildings. The Department of Housing and Urban Developme
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56

Attitudes and experiences with secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among subsidised and market-rate multiunit housing residents living in six diverse communities in the USA

subsidised MUH residents may have fewer alternative smoke-free housing options available. Therefore, all publicly funded housing should be smoke free to protect these vulnerable populations. However, continued efforts to encourage privately owned MUH oper
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:54

[California] Taking a Stand Against Toxic Secondhand Smoke

After doing some research, Patty learned that her apartment building had a smokefree policy – but it wasn’t being enforced... Smokefree Apartments Los Angeles (SALA) is a CDC funded project in which the University of California Los Angeles’ Center for Hea
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Mar 16, 2017 13:40

[Australia] Smoking to be banned in units and apartments across Queensland

The Property Law Review has recommended that body corporates are given power to ban smoking after submissions to a State Government review on the matter. The new by-laws are being considered in an effort to protect unit and apartment residents from seco
Cairns Post (au)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:45
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[California] Fairfield housing complex is now smoke free

Gateway Village, a 56-unit apartment complex located at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, recently embraced the change. “We hope this is the first of many Solano County complexes to go smoke-free this year,” said Wendy Loomas, health services manager for Solano
Vacaville (CA) Reporter
added Mar 12, 2017 20:09

[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48

[New York] The Big (Smoking) Ban Theory

North Shore Towers becomes the city's largest no-smoking co-op. When Phyllis Goldstein, a board member at the North Shore Towers and Country Club, was asked to organize a campaign to ensure the passage of a controversial proprietary lease amendment, she
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 10, 2017 23:31

[Australia] CONNELL: Smoke-free apartment living is every resident’s right

For landlords, providing smoke-free housing means protection from legal claims. In a case heard by the Civil and Administrative Tribunal a landlord was ordered to pay compensation to a tenant who was experiencing secondhand smoke from a neighbouring apar
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Mar 8, 2017 23:43
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