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A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California

successfully securing voluntary smoke-free MUH policy required a strategic but flexible plan of implementation prior to entrance into the field. Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viabilit
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2013 03:08
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[Pennsylvania] Will Philly follow Wilmington's lead with smoke-free housing?

Back in 2011, the Philadelphia Department of Health sponsored a series of community meetings to gauge community sentiment on a range of tobacco control policies including the idea to ban smoking in public housing. Asked about its plans-or progress in tha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:25

[Alaska] ELLISON: Smoked out: New smoking rules for public housing are a slap in face

As a former Alaska landlord and a veteran who has bled and laid his life on the line for these United States to be free, I find the rule change to be a slap in the face, not only to free Americans, but to the most fragile of all Americans, the older gene
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 16, 2013 12:10

Smoking Banned In Rental Units, Including Terraces, At All Related Properties

One of the nation's biggest landlords is banning smoking in all 40,000 rental units across America. Starting this month, new tenants at Related Companies' apartments must sign a document promising not to smoke inside their apartments, nor on their privat
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jun 15, 2013 16:54

[Canada] Smoking ban considered for city's social housing

Residents in city-owned social housing could be banned from smoking in their homes as early as next year, according to the group that operates 14,800 units. The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation says the majority of tenants who responded to a survey i
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:50

[New York] A Smoking Ban in All Related Companies Rentals

a major landlord has banned smoking in all of its apartments across the country. As of this month, the Related Companies has decided that tenants can no longer light up in the 40,000 rental units it owns or manages. The edict, which builds on an effort th
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2013 00:07

Fact Sheet: Disclosure of Smoking Policies in Multi-Unit Housing

This fact sheet explains the concept of a smoking policy disclosure ordinance or statute, and reviews benefits and concerns that authorities might want to keep in mind when considering such measures.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 19:08

[Utah] Layton landlord: Quit smoking or move out of HUD housing

In an April 29 notice, Banks informed his low-income renters that they can either quit smoking by Nov. 1 or find somewhere else to live. "What smoke free means is that you can’t smoke within 25 feet of the apartment property, which means sidewalks are n
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jun 7, 2013 11:37

[Tennessee] PAUL: Smoke-free housing is life saver

Owners and managers of rental housing can benefit from going smoke-free. First, most people don't smoke and renters want smoke-free housing. Second, cleaning costs are lower when you do not have to scrub, paint and replace items that smell like smoke or
The Tennessean
added May 31, 2013 12:11

[California] City Council considers law prohibiting smoking in all Berkeley apartments

The ordinance, drafted with input from the city’s Rent Stabilization Board and Community Health Commission, would change the Berkeley Municipal Code by banning smoking tobacco in leased multiunit housing, which includes apartments, fraternities and senior
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added May 30, 2013 13:14
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