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[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
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[Texas] Cigarette blamed for apartment fire that displaced 50

KRTK TV ABC13 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 5, 2013 16:49
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[South Dakota] Push for smoke-free apartments

Cigarettes and smoking were blamed for more than half the structure fires last year in Sioux Falls, and city officials now are encouraging rental property owners to ban smoking in their buildings. The Sioux Falls Health Department made their pitch to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 29, 2013 11:01
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[Illinois] Change in the air: Rental smoking bans

the bans are gaining momentum, according to Rick Haughey, vice president of operations and technology for the National Multi Housing Council, a trade group for landlords.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 28, 2013 11:56
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[South Dakota] SD Landlords Consider Smoke-Free Apartments

Thursday at South Dakota Achieve dozens of landlords met to discuss the possibility of having smoke-free apartments. A spokesperson from the American Lung Association was on hand to explain how Sioux Falls landlords can make apartments safer with the s
KDLT (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:51
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[Kansas] Cigarette ignites destructive fire at Aspen Park Apartments in west Wichita

It was the latest example of an apartment fire caused by careless smoking, Bevis said. No injuries were reported, but every resident of the building will need other quarters because of smoke and water damage. “All the units in that building are going to
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jun 20, 2013 19:48
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