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BAHR: Will the Public Housing Smoking Ban Include Electronic Cigarettes? Let's hope not.

HUD also allows that it could revise its prohibition to include e-cigarettes if evidence shows that doing so "will, for example, result in significant maintenance savings." This marks another opaque metric that, if applied broadly and strictly, could lea
Weekly Standard
added Dec 2, 2016 22:34

[Austria] Court restricts smoker's balcony cigar habit to certain times

A university professor living in Vienna’s first district in a 7th floor apartment made an official complaint about his neighbour on the floor below. The 6th floor resident enjoys smoking cigars on his balcony, usually between midnight and 2am. In the win
The Local Austria (at)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:06

[New Zealand] Children exposed to second-hand smoke in Ellerslie's motorway underpass

There are calls to make Auckland underpass tunnels no smoking areas. Auckland children are being exposed to second-hand smoke on a daily basis in a motorway underpass. Now underpass users, Ellerslie residents and business owners want the pedestrian acc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:33

Austrian court bans people from smoking IN THEIR OWN HOMES with the windows open or on a balcony in case the smell upsets neighbours

The highest court in Austria has said a resident cannot smoke on his balcony or with the windows open during set hours as it is disturbing his neighbour's sleep. The decision from the supreme court in Vienna could have far-reaching consequences for smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:55

KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42

VIDEO: Secondhand smoke sparks ban for California public housing

Some taxpayers in Palm Desert, agree. "I think there's health reasons for the individuals that are living there. Plus, the smoke gets into the walls and is an environmental hazard," Dave Roper said. "If this is something that has to be done because peopl
KESQ News Channel 3 (Palm Desert, CA)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:43

[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39

[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Say Yes to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

We are a community, therefore we should promote the health of our entire population. The college campus is a specific, special environment that, while considering individual behaviors, must be concerned for the common good of all its residents. As a coll
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:26
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[New York] VIDEO: New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing Nationwide

Patrick Kwan, director of NYC Smoke-Free at Public Health Solutions, said this will positively impact the 400,000 people in New York City Housing Authority developments. “For far too long people who depend on public housing, people who are in NYCHA, peo
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Dec 1, 2016 04:36

HUD Rule to Make Public Housing Smoke-Free Will Protect Vulnerable Children and Families

We applaud HUD and Secretary Julián Castro for taking action to protect the health of public housing residents, including many children, elderly and people with health conditions who are particularly susceptible to the health effects of secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:21
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