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[Tennessee] Local public housing residents respond to U.S. government's ban on smoking indoors

Smokers are upset about the policy because not only can you not smoke inside, but they also can't smoke on their porches. They have to be several feet away from the home and for some, that means being on the street. Signs are popping up in public housi
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:21
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[Louisiana] HUD bans smoking in public housing for Baton Rouge residents

As of July 1st, people living in Baton Rouge public housing are not allowed to smoke inside their home. Smokers will have to be at least 25 feet away from the property. "It stinks, it's an awful smell, said Marjorie Mackson. Mackson lives at Capitol Squ
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:25
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[Louisiana] Residents upset with smoking ban in public housing

At the public housing unit on Kattie Drive in Lafayette, residents are free to smoke on their front porches but in just a few weeks that is something that will change. "If that's the rules I guess you can't smoke in public housing. You've got to got go
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:22
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[Maine] Waterville Housing Authority bans smoking on its properties

Some tenants are upset about the change, but the agency says policies like theirs are not uncommon and are intended to benefit residents.
Kennebec Journal
added Jul 16, 2018 12:55
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[Tennessee] Nashville exempt from public housing smoking ban, MDHA says

But MDHA has converted almost all of its public housing to Section 8 housing — which exempts Nashville from this smoke-free rule, according to Jamie Berry, communications director for MDHA. Berry said 18 of their 20 housing facilities have been converte
The Tennessean
added Jul 16, 2018 12:50
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Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July

Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31. They'll still be allowed to rent in the communities but will have to keep lit cigarettes, cigars and pipes at least 25 feet away from buildings. Electronic cigarettes will stil
CNN
added Jul 16, 2018 12:14
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Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July

Starting July 31, U.S. Housing and Urban Development will prohibit the use of cigarettes, cigars and pipes in all public housing units and common areas, as well as any outdoor area within 25 feet of public housing grounds. The ban does not apply to e-cig
CBS News.com
added Jul 12, 2018 21:00
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[Minnesota] Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up

“At the crux of this is basically a homeowners’ rights issue,” countered smoker Marge Romero, who’s lived at Gallery Tower for 19 years. “You ought to be able to live your life in the confines of your own home,” said Romero, who was elected to the build
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 13:57
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[Minnesota] Condo building in St. Paul voted to go smoke-free. Then smokers got on the board

At Gallery Tower, the nearly 40-year-old building where Tentinger lives, the failed smoking ban remains a point of contention. It has spawned rumors that the board election was rigged, spurred tense interactions at board meetings and made some residents
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 10, 2018 17:45
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[South Carolina] HUD: Public housing must become smoke-free by July 31

According to a news release from the S.C. Tobacco-Free Collaborative, a statewide assembly of leading health organizations, community coalitions and businesses committed to eliminating the toll of tobacco use in South Carolina, nearly 30,000 public housi
The Sumter (SC) Item
added Jul 10, 2018 17:44
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