Secondhand Smoke on Condominium Lanai: What are my Rights?

Question: I just read the question you answered in one of your prior columns about a man wanting to smoke cigars in the common area of his condominium complex. You said that “the ill-health effects of secondhand smoke are well established.” I live on the second floor of a two-story condominium building. When someone smokes on the lanai downstairs, the smoke comes up into my lanai. I don’t mind what anyone does in their own home. But when they smoke on their lanai, I can’t use my lanai. I have had cancer twice and I do not want to be exposed to secondhand smoke. Is there anything I can do? What are my legal rights?   Read the Q&A…………..


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