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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09
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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09
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[California] Arcata to fine tune new smoking bans: Questions raised about APD's ability to enforce stricter rules

New smoking revisions slated to come back to the council for further discussion on May 15 include: expanding the current Plaza smoking ban to the larger downtown area, expand the ban on smoking within 20 feet of buildings to 30 feet, prohibit smoking at
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Apr 19, 2013 13:10
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[Idaho] Fire chief: Smoker on oxygen ignited deadly fire

Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2013 16:59
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[New York] Study: Banning smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would save $521 million annually

The estimated annual cost savings from eliminating smoking in all U.S. subsidized housing would be $521 million, according to a study from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the first study to estimate the money that could be
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 18, 2013 16:52
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California lawmakers kill bill to ban smoking inside homes

Assembly Bill 746 would have made California the first state to venture into personal bedrooms and living rooms with smoking restrictions. It targeted condominiums, duplexes and apartments.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 18, 2013 16:17
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[California] Capitol Alert: Bill to bar apartment smoking goes down in flames at Capitol

Legislation to bar millions of Californians from smoking inside their own homes was rejected today by an Assembly committee. Assembly Bill 746 would have made California the first state to venture into personal bedrooms and living rooms with smoking res
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 18, 2013 11:52
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[Oklahoma] Police: 'Explosion' at apartment complex came from e-cigarette

A hazmat unit was sent to an Oklahoma City apartment complex to investigate a report of an explosion early Tuesday. Police have determined that the explosion came from a lithium battery inside of an e-cigarette. It overheated and exploded, police said.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Apr 17, 2013 14:55
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[Canada] Smoking slashes a home's resale value by nearly 30%: survey

Pfizer Canada surveyed Ontario and Quebec real estate agents about the cost of a home’s resale value and found that having the smell of smoke – which gets absorbed into carpets, walls and ceilings – can lower the sale price by up to 29%. “With an average
National Post (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:16
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Pfizer Canada Inc. | Up in smoke: Smoking in the home can lower resale value by tens of thousands

. A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29 per cent;1 with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario2 this may mean a loss
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:09
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