Butt Out: Co-ops and Condos Must Adopt Smoking Policies (NY)

Despite strong opposition from co-op and condo board advocates, Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a package of seven bills designed to help reduce the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 by 2020. One of the bills requires all boards to adopt a smoking policy – not a smoking ban – and disclose it to both current and prospective residents. Another bill prohibits smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes in common areas in residential buildings with three or more units. Crain’s reports that the city also has plans to crack down on illegal cigarette smuggling.   Read the article……………


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