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[New York] Mold, Come Out With Your Hands Up

Bill Sothern, an expert at detecting residential mold ... To resolve complaints about secondhand smoke, Mr. Sothern said, the simplest and cheapest solution is to install an exhaust fan in the smoker’s apartment. The alternative is to retrofit a buildi
New York Times
added May 5, 2013 16:17

[California] LETTER: All Indoor Smoking in Shared Housing Should Be Banned in Berkeley

the goal of ensuring clean, healthy air for everyone, even low-income people, in their own homes is getting shipwrecked for the second time in two years by the same dubious concern. The rent board, perhaps out of concern about looking unfriendly to landl
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added May 4, 2013 14:00

[Utah] Smoldering cigarette butts blamed for Millcreek apartment fire

Smoldering cigarette butts blamed for Millcreek apartment fire By Bob Mims | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published May 03 2013 10:10 am • Last Updated May 03 2013 04:20 pm Discarded cigarettes have been blamed for a fire that heavily damaged a Millcreek a
Salt Lake Tribune
added May 4, 2013 11:42
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[Canada] Smoking material identified as cause of $2-million condo fire

Fire officials have determined the cause of a blaze that caused between $1.5 million and $2 million in damage to a Saskatoon condo early Thursday. Investigators said Friday that the blaze that swept through at 1121 McKercher Dr. was caused by careless di
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 4, 2013 11:40
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[Canada] Careless smoking deemed cause of Thursday's condo fire

36 people homeless after Saskatoon blaze
CBC News (ca)
added May 3, 2013 16:20

[California] Berkeley Eyes Anti-Tobacco Law in Multi-Unit Housing - Berkeley, CA Patch

Berkeley city staff is asking the City Council on May 7 to prohibit exposing neighbors secondhand smoke in all multi-unit housing and to require all new leases in multi-unit housing to include a non-smoking clause.
added May 3, 2013 14:01

[California] Lamorinda Briefs, May 3: Multifamily housing smoking ban eyed

Lafayette officials are eyeing changes to the city's municipal code to address the effects of secondhand smoke in apartment buildings and other multiple dwelling units.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 3, 2013 01:26

[New York] Port Chester apartment fire, likely caused by smoking, leaves 27 homeless ($$)

(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 2, 2013 17:36

[California] Health fair promotes smoke-free housing in Vallejo

Fighting Back Partnership and Marina Vista Apartments organized the complex's first Health Fair and Kids' Carnival on Saturday. The two-hour event, targeted for the downtown Marina Vista residents, offered activities for children, informational
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 12:24
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[Minnesota] Smoking ban begins Oct. 1 in subsidized St. Cloud HRA housing

The St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority last month adopted rules making all of the more than 700 units it subsidizes smoke-free. The change is part of an effort to improve the health and safety of residents, and save money -- an estimated $521
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Apr 29, 2013 00:27
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