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Secondhand smoke affects most apartment residents

Even if you don't allow smoking in your apartment, your neighbor's cigarettes could affect you, according to a study. Nearly half of Americans who don't allow smoking in their apartments are still exposed to secondhand smoke that wafts in from other ro
USA Today
added Dec 14, 2012 17:28
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Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbors

Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents who don’t smoke and live in apartments or attached houses are exposed regularly to cigarette smoke from their neighbors’ homes, according to a report released Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 14, 2012 17:26
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Apartment dwellers exposed to secondhand smoke

A new federal report reveals that as many as 29 million United States apartment dwellers could be breathing in smoke seeping in from neighboring apartments and common areas. Tim Mcafee, a director with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Dec 14, 2012 17:15
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[Virginia] New apartment community in Richmond saying "NO" to tobacco

Based out of North Carolina under Grubb Property Management, the apartment building is the first residential community in Richmond that does not allow smoking tobacco anywhere on the premises.
GroundReport
added Dec 10, 2012 15:52
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[California] Cigarette believed cause of fire in apartments

Two units were heavily damaged in an apartment building fire that was caused by a discarded cigarette, fire officials say.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 10, 2012 15:44
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[Kansas] 2-Alarm Fire Caused By Resident Smoking While On Oxygen

A resident smoking while on oxygen led to a two-alarm fire at apartment building Tuesday night. It happened around 9:30 Tuesday night at Willow Creek Manor, a senior living apartment complex located in the 1300 block of South Bleckley.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:49
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[Kansas] Smoking near oxygen device apparent cause of Wichita high-rise fire

Firefighters also had to evacuate more than 60 people, fire Capt. Stuart Bevis said Wednesday. Many of the residents of the apartments, at Willow Creek Manor, southeast of Lincoln and Oliver, have medical conditions or physical disabilities that require t
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Dec 6, 2012 10:18
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[California] Council to Vote on Smoking Ordinance Revisions

The proposed amendments call for the banning of smoking in additional areas, holding landlords accountable to restrict smoking of tenants of multi-housing units, to announce secondhand smoke as a nuisance and to clarify the “reasonable distance” of a smok
Patch.org
added Dec 5, 2012 12:42
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[Uae: Dubai] Cigarette Caused Tamweel Tower Dubai Fire

A disposed cigarette butt has been blamed as the cause of the fire at Tamweel Tower in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers development last month, which gutted the building leaving hundreds homeless. Dubai Police has issued an official report in which they sa
Gulf Business (ua)
added Dec 5, 2012 04:55
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[California] Petaluma City Council OKs tough smoking restrictions

The City Council late Monday night unanimously approved broad new smoking restrictions, including banning smoking in multi-family housing units, such as apartments and condos, and from certain outdoor spaces, including private balconies, decks, courtyard
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Dec 4, 2012 12:34
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