Living in a smokefree home is a choice everyone should have. Californians know the dangers of secondhand smoke. And, we've done something about getting it out of workplaces and restaurants. But, for some people living in apartments, breathing secondhand smoke from neighboring apartments has become a real health problem. The next big challenge facing the tobacco control movement in California is how to address the problem of secondhand smoke exposure in the home.
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What's Happening in Your Community?
Comparison of Nonsmoking Housing Units Ordinances: December 2012
Matrix of Smokefree Housing Authority Policies: December 2012
Matrix of Local Smokefree Housing Policies: December 2012
Listing of Communities with Policies Restricting Smoking in Outdoor Common Areas of Multi-Unit Housing: December 2012
Becoming a Policy Wonk on Nonsmoking Housing Units Ordinances: December 2012
Understanding California's New Smokefree Housing Law: November 2011
ChangeLab Solutions: Comprehensive Smokefree Places Ordinance: January 2013
ChangeLab Solutions: There is No Constitutional Right to Smoke: April 2005
Secondhand Smoke: Poll of California Voters
Smokefree Housing: Latino Renters
Smokefree Housing: Owner/Manager
Smokefree Housing: Renter
Smokefree Housing: Los Angeles
Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing
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