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[Pennsylvania] Letter: Doctors, please help fight smoking policy

I live at 1 West Penn Street in Carlisle. ... I am now asking for local doctors to help and the use of their expert opinion in fighting our second-hand smoke issue. Please contact the housing authority acknowledging how second-hand smoke can affect our
Carlisle (PA) Sentinel
added May 15, 2013 09:48

[Canada] Smoking materials caused Stony Plain apartment fire

Investigators say smoking materials on a second floor balcony started flames in the 32-unit apartment building, displacing over 60 residents Thursday night.
CBC News (ca)
added May 13, 2013 03:16

[California] LETTER: Change needed in Glendale apartment smoking laws

Would the members of the Glendale City Council wake up on May 14 and recognize the need for a multi-unit residential amendment to Glendale's Fresh Air Ordinance -- one that will protect the city's nonsmoking apartment/condo tenants from inter-unit drifti
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added May 11, 2013 12:54

[Canada] Reason #83 to quit the tobacco habit: Smoking inside your home can lower its resale value

A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29% - with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario➀ this may mean a loss of up to $107,010. "Smoking has a p
Toronto News 24 (ca)
added May 8, 2013 23:31

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoke-free policy cuts risks, costs

The St. Cloud HRA's vote to do that as of Oct. 1 puts it ahead of most of its peers, which is good. Now, as the ban takes effect, the HRA should track changes to see if they do add up to healthier residents and savings for taxpayers.
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added May 8, 2013 06:51

[Canada] The real cost of smoking tenants

The study, sponsored by smoking-cessation drug producer Pfizer Canada, canvassed 401 real estate agents and brokers for their take on selling properties where smoking routinely took place. Some 56 per cent of those real estate professionals said buyers a
Canadian Real Estate (ca)
added May 7, 2013 07:56

[Wisconsin] New West Salem apartment will be 100 percent smoke-free

When David Birdd started building his new apartment complex, he measured the benefits of opening a smoke-free apartment building versus cleaning up second-hand smoke. "(It's) very potent and it travels," said Birdd, general contractor of Birddseye Develo
WXOW 19 ABC (La Crescent, MN/La Crosse, WI)
added May 7, 2013 02:07

[Hawaii] Smoking ban near at public housing ($$)

Tenants caught smoking three times or more in apartments or common areas at any of the state's 85 public housing properties could be evicted under a tough new smoking ban effective this month. While each project will have at least one designated smoking
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 6, 2013 14:34
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Apartments go smoke-free

Please join me in congratulating the residents, management and staff of Garden Court Apartments in joining the smoke-free housing movement in southwest/south-central Minnesota. We will host a reception from 2-3 p.m. May 15 at Garden Court Apartments to c
Fairmont (MN) Sentinel
added May 6, 2013 13:34

[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
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