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Ban on smoking in public households nationwide

GALESBURG, Illinois – People living public housing will have to think twice before lighting up. Starting next year, smoking inside public housing will be banned impacting more than one-million households nationwide. 331 more words


Reader letter: Let's ban sugar, meat, trucks and freighters

I don’t smoke cigarettes. But thank you, city council, for banning smoking outdoors. Please also shut down the food stands in city parks.

The Windsor-Essex Health Unit should know that children should not be exposed to the horrible bad example of sugar, french fries in grease, and hot dogs that are bad for their health. 153 more words


Smoking ban infuriates local public housing residents

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — “I’m a smoker and I’m not going to go outside at no 12:30 at night if it’s raining to smoke a cigarette, I’m going to be honest, I’m going to smoke it inside,” said Morton Simpson Village resident Eldridge Knighton. 311 more words


New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing Nationwide

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Obama administration has announced a final rule prohibiting smoking in public housing developments nationwide.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development says more than 228,000 public housing units are already smoke-free. 456 more words


“An Overdue Update”


There’s been quite a gap in my postings here, and I thank those who’ve been asking after me. By any normal measure I’d be lying if I said it was because I’ve been too busy.   1,503 more words

Quebec's new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act.

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Reader Letter: City staff should face smoking ban, too

Re: ‘No smoking in city parks’, says newly refreshed bylaw, Nov. 22.

I am fed up with governments at all levels telling me what I can and cannot do. 72 more words