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Your Place: Smelling smoke from rowhouse next door

I recommend getting a heating and ventilation expert, who won't blame bricks, to find how the smell of smoke is coming through the walls, and save money on Band-Aid fixes ... even if the neighbor stopped smoking tomorrow, the odor is embedded in the wal
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 17, 2013 14:28
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[Canada] Letter: Several good reasons to ban smoking on terrasses

Henry Aubin believes that the evidence for prohibiting smoking in “wide-open spaces ... is even thinner than on terrasses.” Not so. Science indicates that within 7 m (23 ft) of the source of second-hand smoke health is affected, especially among those wh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:04
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[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

Look around and you see crazy levels of obesity and fewer people (especially kids and young adults) exercising properly. Daily, we breath in car fumes, eat animal products laced with chemicals and fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and exp
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 16, 2013 20:02
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[Canada] Letter: Several good reasons to ban smoking on terrasses

If Montreal’s politicians show “skepticism” towards protecting the current and future health of non-smokers, smokers and children, as urged by Aubin, then surely they don’t deserve to be re-elected.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 16, 2013 20:01
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[UK] House-hunters in Plymouth would be put off by evidence of smoking, report finds

NEARLY 70 per cent of people in Plymouth would be put off buying a house where there is evidence of smoking, a report has revealed. New research reveals lighting up indoors can drastically affect the value of your house. The statistics come out of a su
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:53
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[North Carolina] Smokers becoming less welcome in apartments

Smoking bans are becoming more common across the country, industry watchers say – even here in tobacco country. One company based in Charlotte, which manages property in 10 states, has earned kudos for banning smoking in a couple dozen facilities. “Ther
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Aug 16, 2013 01:47
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[UK] House-hunters in Plymouth would be put off by evidence of smoking, report finds

The statistics come out of a survey of 823 house-hunters in the region commissioned by Smokefree South West to find out how smoking affects the buying process. It revealed that 69 per cent of those surveyed in Plymouth would be put off making an offer o
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 15, 2013 15:16
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[Canada] Squamish stratas vote to go smoke-free

Residents in some Squamish condo complexes are butting out after their stratas elected to designate the premises smoke-free. In June, Artisan owners set a milestone by voting to ban smoking from the complex. The following month Squamish Pointe and Studi
The Chief (Squamish, BC) (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 08:12
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[California] Fire damages west Santa Rosa apartment complex

Carelessly discarded cigarette butts helped start a west Santa Rosa apartment complex fire early Tuesday, which damaged several units and displaced dozens of people, said Santa Rosa fire officials. The fire caused an estimated $200,000 damage, said Sc
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 13, 2013 20:44
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Smoking kills interest, say home buyers

SMOKING indoors can devalue homes by an average of £10,000, according to new statistics. The results come from a poll by Smokefree South West in which it was also revealed that more than 50 per cent of buyers are put off from making an offer on a house p
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:54
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