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[California] Broderick Perkins: Thirdhand smoke can reduce your home's value by as much as 29%

It's difficult to sell a home coated in a muddy colored residue that smells like a dirty ashtray. Movoto reported 88 percent of real estate agents surveyed said it's more difficult to sell a home where someone smoked than a home were smoking didn't occur
Salinas (CA) Californian
added Jul 12, 2013 21:40

[New York] Anne Peterson: Landlord allows outdoor smoking for tenants

We own and manage 20 very nice apartments ... our leases state that the building is "smoke free." ... but someone who smokes can live there, as is the case with two of our tenants. Like everywhere else in their life, they go outside to smoke.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 6, 2013 18:58

[California] Tulare County health officials want to establish smoke-free environment

Tulare County residents are seemingly part of the downward trend in smoking among adults. The Tulare County Tobacco Awareness and Education Program, the county's main program against tobacco, was formed in 1989. The program is coordinated by the Public
Visalia (CA) Times-Delta
added Jul 6, 2013 18:28

[Maryland] DAVID S. SCHUMAN v. GREENBELT HOMES, INC.: Opinion by Zarnoch, J. (PDF)

Schuman’s claims arose from his neighbors’ smoking that caused secondhand cigarette smoke to enter his patio and home. ... Circuit Court for Prince George’s County ruled against Schuman. For the following reasons, we agree and affirm the decision of the
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Jul 6, 2013 11:53

[Maryland] Greenbelt secondhand smoke case ends, but leaves door open to similar litigation

Greenbelt housing co-op now allows residents to implement ban
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Jul 6, 2013 11:31

[Texas] Cigarette blamed for apartment fire that displaced 50

KRTK TV ABC13 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 5, 2013 16:49

McLINDEN: Should Smoking be allowed in Apartments? - Northborough, MA - The Villager

I read an interesting article about laws that are being passed in different parts of the country where smoking is not allowed in rental units. Beside the laws we are seeing more and more landlords that are not allowing it, and with good reason.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 4, 2013 16:23

[Nebraska] Cigarette ignited potting soil, then Omaha apartment building

The improper disposal of smoking materials caused a blaze that destroyed a southwest Omaha apartment building on Friday, fire officials have concluded. Assistant Fire Chief Dan Stolinski said Monday that a cigarette stubbed out in potting soil reignited
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 3, 2013 11:36

[California] Fresno apartments adopt smoke-free policy

Fresno’s Sequoia Gardens, Villas Margaritas and Tower Court apartment complexes have voluntarily adopted a no-smoke policy recommended by the Fresno County Department of Public Health. Concern is not just based on smokers, but on the health risk of seco
The Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2013 05:12

[South Dakota] City urges apartments to go smoke-free

Cigarettes and smoking were blamed for more than half the structure fires in Sioux Falls last year, and city officials now are encouraging rental property owners to ban smoking in their buildings. The Sioux Falls Health Department made their pitch to ap
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 29, 2013 11:35
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