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[New York] Smoke-Free Co-ops Condos HUD

documents have been upheld in New Jersey, Colorado, California, Hawaii and other jurisdictions. The government is jumping on this bandwagon, too. There is a combined effort on the part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:36

[New York] Smoke-Free Yorkville Condominium

And so the nine members of the board started talking about instituting a smoking ban. The board's lawyer, Aaron Shmulewitz of Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman advised them they had the power to amend the bylaws and impose fines for violations, provided a su
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:34

[New York] Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

The court eventually concluded that the co-op was negligent, as a matter of law, because it had notice of the smoke condition yet did nothing to remediate it. The court also determined that the lease required the co-op to fix the wall. However, the cour
Habitat Magazine
added Feb 7, 2013 08:32

[Florida] Protecting Renters From Secondhand Smoke

Although only 26 states currently have comprehensive smoke-free laws in affect, other states such as many of the southern states have communities which do have local smoke-free laws. There continues to be a push to make all 50 states in the United States
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 6, 2013 19:14

[Illinois] Discarded cigarette leads to fire that displaces 10

Someone who carelessly discarded a cigarette in an apartment Sunday apparently caused a fire that displaced 10 people, authorities said. The fire occurred at 1136 N. 4th St. at 10:54 a.m. The two-story home had been converted into a five-unit apartment b
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 4, 2013 13:34

[Ohio] Some apartment landlords look at going smoke-free

Two major apartment landlords in central Ohio are implementing smoke-free policies this year as the share of the population that lights up declines. T&R Properties, which manages more than 20 central Ohio complexes, and Crawford Hoying, with 25 complexe
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2013 12:59

[Wisconsin] Grant promotes fresh foods, active lifestyle, smoke-free housing

Manitowoc County received one of six Transformation Grants from the Transform Wisconsin Fund to address tobacco-free, food system and active community initiatives. Another two-dozen counties received smaller Impact Grants to address one of those areas. Th
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Feb 3, 2013 12:37

[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
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