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[Ohio] Two companies tell smokers to move to a building for puffers only

At least two major central Ohio apartment companies are implementing smoke-free policies this year, and more are expected to follow suit.  T&R Properties, which manages more than 20 central Ohio complexes, and Crawford Hoying, with 25 complexes, are ban
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 2, 2013 13:02

[Hawaii] Bill aims to ban smoking in condo, apartment units

Apartment owners who smoke may be forced to quit. Condos could soon have the power to ban smoking. It's not just in commercial areas, but inside individual units, too.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:18

[Massachusetts] Researchers Identify Involuntary Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Boston Public Housing Authority Residents with Salivary Cotinine Testing from Salimetrics.

A recent study from the Massachusetts General Hospital found a detectable level of the nicotine metabolite, cotinine, in 88% of non-smoking children and adults, indicating that they had been involuntarily exposed to tobacco smoke as a resident of the Bos
PR Web
added Jan 31, 2013 13:50

[Massachusetts] Tobacco smoke exposure in a sample of Boston public housing residents.

Tobacco smoke exposure is substantially higher in this sample of nonsmoking BHA residents than among nonsmoking Americans nationally. A comprehensive prohibition on smoking in BHA housing units enacted in October 2012 will help protect this highly expose
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:48

[New York] Advising Boards on Handling Secondhand Smoke Issues ($$)

given the amount of inferior new construction and renovations that has occurred over the past decade, it is likely there will be a significant increase of litigation over smoke issues in the near future.
New York Law Journal
added Jan 30, 2013 01:13

[Hawaii] Proposal would ban smoking in public housing

Hawaii housing officials have already come out in support of the idea. But they say if it becomes law residents would still have a say in whether to make it a complete ban.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jan 29, 2013 19:41

[Australia] Law could stub out smoking on apartment balconies

LIGHTING up a cigarette on your apartment balcony will be a thing of the past if smoking bylaws are enforced by body corporate committees across Queensland. The dangers of passive smoking prompted regulations to prohibit smokers from smoking in the workp
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:08

[California] Landlords make effort to protect tenants from second-hand smoke

Smoke can easily travel through vents and cracks under doors. Jenna Brinkworth of the Tobacco-Free Coalition educates landlords on how to make the switch.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:01

[Florida] Broward survey finds smokers want smoke-free housing

Even many smokers are bothered by the stench of secondhand smoke in their apartment buildings and would prefer if the buildings had smoke-free policies, according to a survey done for the Broward Regional Health Planning Council.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2013 22:40

[Florida] Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing Survey Report (PDF)

 Approximately a third of all smokers indicated they would be willing to live in a building with a comprehensive smoke-free policy.  The majority of smokers residing in multi-unit housing responded they would welcome a comprehensive smoke-free policy
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 26, 2013 04:27
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