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[Illinois] Condo boards can regulate tobacco smoke in common areas

And more and more associations are considering a ban on smoking in the individual units (and without any grandfather provision). Such an aggressive ban will likely require an amendment to the declaration (requiring owner approval), and not simply a rule
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Feb 16, 2013 21:45
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[Washington] Smoke-Free Housing Pierce County reports 2012 successes

has 122 reasons to celebrate the year anniversary of its Smoke-Free Housing Pierce County program. Thea’s Landing was the 122nd property to join the Department’s registry that offers smoke-free multi-family housing choices to those who want to live in a
Tacoma-Pierce County (WA) Health Department
added Feb 13, 2013 20:54
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[California] ARCATA LOOKING TO BAN SMOKING IN APARTMENTS AND ON TAVERN ROW: CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The City of Arcata is looking to ban smoking in areas surrounding the plaza and apartment buildings. The City Council is talking about it at tonight's meeting; they want to expand on the smoking laws already in place.
KIEM-TV News Channel 3 (Eureka, CA)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:51
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[New York] Smoke-Free Co-ops Condos HUD

documents have been upheld in New Jersey, Colorado, California, Hawaii and other jurisdictions. The government is jumping on this bandwagon, too. There is a combined effort on the part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:36
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[New York] Smoke-Free Yorkville Condominium

And so the nine members of the board started talking about instituting a smoking ban. The board's lawyer, Aaron Shmulewitz of Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman advised them they had the power to amend the bylaws and impose fines for violations, provided a su
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:34
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[New York] Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

The court eventually concluded that the co-op was negligent, as a matter of law, because it had notice of the smoke condition yet did nothing to remediate it. The court also determined that the lease required the co-op to fix the wall. However, the cour
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:32
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[Florida] Protecting Renters From Secondhand Smoke

Although only 26 states currently have comprehensive smoke-free laws in affect, other states such as many of the southern states have communities which do have local smoke-free laws. There continues to be a push to make all 50 states in the United States
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 6, 2013 19:14
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[Illinois] Discarded cigarette leads to fire that displaces 10

Someone who carelessly discarded a cigarette in an apartment Sunday apparently caused a fire that displaced 10 people, authorities said. The fire occurred at 1136 N. 4th St. at 10:54 a.m. The two-story home had been converted into a five-unit apartment b
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 4, 2013 13:34
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[Ohio] Some apartment landlords look at going smoke-free

Two major apartment landlords in central Ohio are implementing smoke-free policies this year as the share of the population that lights up declines. T&R Properties, which manages more than 20 central Ohio complexes, and Crawford Hoying, with 25 complexe
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2013 12:59
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[Wisconsin] Grant promotes fresh foods, active lifestyle, smoke-free housing

Manitowoc County received one of six Transformation Grants from the Transform Wisconsin Fund to address tobacco-free, food system and active community initiatives. Another two-dozen counties received smaller Impact Grants to address one of those areas. Th
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Feb 3, 2013 12:37
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