New Federal Smoking Ban for All Public Housing Developments in US
Thursday, 1 December 2016 Smoking will officially be prohibited in public housing developments across the United States after a new rule was announced Wednesday by the Obama administration, according to CBS News. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to begin their own ban with 228,000 public housing units already being smoke-free with the project bringing the total to 940,000 units.Administration officials cited the dangers of secondhand smoke to children, “Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, healthy home free from harmful secondhand cigarette smoke,” HUD Secretary Julián Castro said. The new rule prohibits lit tobacco products in all living units and...
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New York City, N.Y., Apr 10, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- The site of a former church in New York City has been transformed into affordable housing units, and the... CNA Also reported by •CBS News •Billboard.com