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[Washington] Cigarette likely cause of four-plex deck fire

Before firefighters arrived, a barbecue propane tank exploded on the deck
Mukilteo (WA) Beacon
added Mar 25, 2013 16:58

[California] Is It Time to Ban Smoking in Marin's Apartments and Condos?

A state Assembly bill from former San Rafael City Councilman Marc Levine proposes to do exactly that.
added Mar 25, 2013 16:32

[California] Marin Assemblyman Levine draws attention with bill cracking down on smoking in multi-family housing

LEGISLATION THAT would ban smoking in California apartment, condominium and townhouse complexes has garnered freshman Assemblyman Marc Levine plenty of attention, most positive; but not all.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2013 15:45

[Massachusetts] Bill would ban smoking in apartments

Mr. Bowen has had state Rep. Jennifer E. Benson, D-Lunenburg, file a bill that would limit smoking to detached single-family homes. The first two bills were recommended to be studied, or to die quietly. This time around, Mr. Bowen said, he hopes anti-smo
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Mar 18, 2013 09:45

[Massachusetts] Cigarette causes Ware apartment fire, sends woman to hospital

Three people displaced, one in the hospital ... a woman forgot to put out her cigarette. It started a fire which caused the woman's home oxygen tank to explode.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:28
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[Maine] Cigarette blamed for apartment house fire that left 9 homeless in Jay

A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an afternoon fire Saturday that burned a three-story apartment house at 39 Church St., leaving nine people homeless. ... “It started on the back porch on the first floor,” Booker said. “And it spread quickly.”
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2013 12:36
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[Maine] Cigarette blamed for apartment house fire in Jay

JAY -- A discarded cigarette is being blamed for an apartment house fire in Jay that left nine people without a home.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2013 11:12

[California] Editorial: Renters deserve relief from smoking

One person's smoke invading a neighbor's apartment or condo is not just a nuisance in the way that excessive noise at 3 a.m. is a nuisance. It is a health hazard and should not be allowed. Levine is on the right track with AB 746.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 17, 2013 10:27

[New York] Flutist Buys Co-op on Smoke-Filled Floor at the El Dorado

Though the board ultimately succeeded in forcing Ms. Wells to allow repairs to her apartment, the board was not able to get her to stub out her cigs—something that apparently didn’t worry Gretchen Pusch and Richard Bayles, who just picked up a classic six
New York Observer
added Mar 16, 2013 12:38

A Guide to California's Proposed Ban on Smoking in Apartments

What would the bill do? AB 746, currently in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, would ban smoking in “any residential property containing two or more units with one or more shared walls, floors, ceilings, or ventilation systems.”
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:36
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