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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoke-free policy cuts risks, costs

The St. Cloud HRA's vote to do that as of Oct. 1 puts it ahead of most of its peers, which is good. Now, as the ban takes effect, the HRA should track changes to see if they do add up to healthier residents and savings for taxpayers.
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added May 8, 2013 06:51

[Canada] The real cost of smoking tenants

The study, sponsored by smoking-cessation drug producer Pfizer Canada, canvassed 401 real estate agents and brokers for their take on selling properties where smoking routinely took place. Some 56 per cent of those real estate professionals said buyers a
Canadian Real Estate (ca)
added May 7, 2013 07:56

[Wisconsin] New West Salem apartment will be 100 percent smoke-free

When David Birdd started building his new apartment complex, he measured the benefits of opening a smoke-free apartment building versus cleaning up second-hand smoke. "(It's) very potent and it travels," said Birdd, general contractor of Birddseye Develo
WXOW 19 ABC (La Crescent, MN/La Crosse, WI)
added May 7, 2013 02:07

[Hawaii] Smoking ban near at public housing ($$)

Tenants caught smoking three times or more in apartments or common areas at any of the state's 85 public housing properties could be evicted under a tough new smoking ban effective this month. While each project will have at least one designated smoking
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 6, 2013 14:34
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Apartments go smoke-free

Please join me in congratulating the residents, management and staff of Garden Court Apartments in joining the smoke-free housing movement in southwest/south-central Minnesota. We will host a reception from 2-3 p.m. May 15 at Garden Court Apartments to c
Fairmont (MN) Sentinel
added May 6, 2013 13:34

[New York] Mold, Come Out With Your Hands Up

Bill Sothern, an expert at detecting residential mold ... To resolve complaints about secondhand smoke, Mr. Sothern said, the simplest and cheapest solution is to install an exhaust fan in the smoker’s apartment. The alternative is to retrofit a buildi
New York Times
added May 5, 2013 16:17

[California] LETTER: All Indoor Smoking in Shared Housing Should Be Banned in Berkeley

the goal of ensuring clean, healthy air for everyone, even low-income people, in their own homes is getting shipwrecked for the second time in two years by the same dubious concern. The rent board, perhaps out of concern about looking unfriendly to landl
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added May 4, 2013 14:00

[Utah] Smoldering cigarette butts blamed for Millcreek apartment fire

Smoldering cigarette butts blamed for Millcreek apartment fire By Bob Mims | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published May 03 2013 10:10 am • Last Updated May 03 2013 04:20 pm Discarded cigarettes have been blamed for a fire that heavily damaged a Millcreek a
Salt Lake Tribune
added May 4, 2013 11:42
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[Canada] Smoking material identified as cause of $2-million condo fire

Fire officials have determined the cause of a blaze that caused between $1.5 million and $2 million in damage to a Saskatoon condo early Thursday. Investigators said Friday that the blaze that swept through at 1121 McKercher Dr. was caused by careless di
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 4, 2013 11:40
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[Canada] Careless smoking deemed cause of Thursday's condo fire

36 people homeless after Saskatoon blaze
CBC News (ca)
added May 3, 2013 16:20
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