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[Maine] Improperly discarded smoking materials caused Old Orchard blaze

Smoking materials that were improperly disposed of on a second-floor deck ignited a fire that destroyed an Old Orchard Beach condominium complex and left 16 people homeless over the weekend. The second floor and roof of an eight-unit condo building at 9
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 10, 2018 13:03
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[Canada] 'That's going to be an issue': Lawyers weigh in on apartment smoking and vaping ban

A ban by landlords on tenants smoking or vaping marijuana in their apartments is an issue that's bound to be decided in the courts..."I believe that there is going to be litigation over these issues and we're going to get some court and certainly some hu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:52
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[Wisconsin] La Crosse Housing Authority goes smoke-free

The La Crosse Housing Authority is making it clear, smoking is no longer allowed in buildings or on the grounds. They say the move comes as a way to prevent secondhand smoke exposure in the building. "In our country 760,000 children under the age of 18
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:57
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[Canada] Vaping, medical marijuana backers say apartment renter's total smoking ban is 'ridiculous'

"I think it's somewhat ridiculous," said Mike Francis, a spokesperson for Best Buds, a group that links people with doctors that prescribe medical marijuana. "How can you ask them to leave their place of residence, especially in a place like Saskatchew
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:59
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[Canada] Renter with more than 11,000 units to ban all smoking, pot or not, for all apartments and patios this fall

"Our buildings will be no-smoking buildings for both cigarette smoke and marijuana," confirmed Sheena Keslick, the vice president of Mainstreet Equity Corp., on Thursday. The smoking ban will also cover medical marijuana and vaping and will extend to t
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:25
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[West Virginia] Huntington housing authority bans smoking

The Herald-Dispatch reports the Huntington Housing Authority has banned smoking at its administrative offices, company-owned vehicles, common spaces and more than 600 public housing units starting July 1. Authority Executive Director Vickie Lester says t
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2018 02:24
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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Nebraska] PPHD helping landlords work toward smoke-free buildings

According to the Panhandle Public Health District, 71 percent of Nebraska households where at least one person smokes have a no smoking rule inside the home. This still leaves nearly 18,000 children in Nebraska exposed and unprotected from secondhand smo
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Illinois] As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

The rule prohibits tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs — in living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and outdoors within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings. The policy does not explicitly ban elect
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 2, 2018 15:22
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[Tennessee] Housing Authority Bans Smoking In Its Buildings

A smoke-free policy was approved Tuesday by the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which will go into effect next month. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is requiring the implementation of the policy. According to HUD, the pol
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 21:45
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