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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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[California] VIDEO: State lawmakers consider banning smoking inside people's homes

What you do in the privacy of your own home might not be just your business anymore. That's if California Assemblyman Marc Levine pushes his smoking ban through into law.
Eyewitness News CBS29 (KBAK, KBFX) IBakersfield, CA)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:26
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[California] Can Calif. regulate smoking in homes?

Is this good legislation? We asked our Housing Huddle panel, made up of six local real estate insiders, what they think.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 2, 2013 08:42
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[Texas] Housing authorities across state eye no-smoking policies ($$)

Texas housing authorities are progressively moving toward no-smoking policies in buildings
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Apr 1, 2013 09:04
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[New York] Making Room to Breathe / A Case Study of Smoke-Free Housing in NYC (PDF)

A Report by Asian Americans for Equality, Inc.
New York City Coalition for a Smoke Free City
added Mar 31, 2013 22:17
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[Massachusetts] Springfield expands smoking ban in public housing

The Springfield Housing Authority is expanding its ban on smoking to areas outside its properties, one year after the agency ordered residents and visitors to stop smoking inside its buildings. Massachusetts' third largest housing authority says the full
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 19:02
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[New York] Oneida County fire that displaced 30 started by cigarette

A fire in Oneida County that displaced about 30 people was apparently caused by a cigarette that wasn't fully put out, News Channel 9 reported. Firefighters were on the scene of the large apartment fire in Boonville for several hours Thursday.
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 29, 2013 14:35
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[Massachusetts] Careless disposal of cigarette seen as cause of six-alarm Dorchester blaze

Someone's careless disposal of a cigarette was the cause of a six-alarm blaze in Dorchester that caused an estimated $1.2 million in damage and left 30 people homeless, the Boston fire department said today.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 29, 2013 14:25
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[Massachusetts] Bill eyes smoking ban for apartments condos

A bill sponsored by Rep. Jennifer Benson, D-Lunenburg, would ban smoking in apartments and condos, a prohibition that local housing authorities say would be complicated to implement and lack widespread support. "We have been taking the 'wait and see' att
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Mar 28, 2013 08:57
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[Massachusetts] Smoking to be banned outside Springfield public housing

For residents of public housing owned by the Springfield Housing Authority , smoking has been banned inside their apartments for the last year. Now, they will no longer be able to smoke outside as well. Starting next week, smoking will be banned on all S
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 27, 2013 15:09
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