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NY: Smoking Bans Hitting Home

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

New York has been taking an increasingly tough stance toward smoking, but virtually all residential buildings have drawn the line at telling people they can’t smoke in their own apartments.
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IL: For condo associations, smoking ban hits home

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

As smoking restrictions become increasingly widespread, smokers find the last place they can indulge freely is at home. Perhaps not for long if that home is a condominium. Associations are passing their own bans, and some include living units as well as common areas
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Potting soil emerging as a fire hazard

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

In March, a massive fire destroyed a Calgary condominium complex, leaving at least 250 occupants homeless. The combustive culprit was a cigarette in a planter outside the complex. Recently there has been a spike in fires sparked by smoking materials in potting soil.
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