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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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[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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