Los Angeles launches campaign to promote benefits of smoke-free apartments

April 6, 2016
Thirty-seven percent of apartment tenants reported smoke drifting into their homes, and households with children were even more likely to be exposed.
Thirty-seven percent of apartment tenants reported smoke drifting into their homes, and households with children were even more likely to be exposed.
Joshua Sudock

According to a pair of new studies by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 8 out of 10 Los Angeles apartment dwellers are not protected from secondhand smoke, and an even bigger percentage–82 percent–would support smoke-free policies in their buildings. Achieving a higher standard of indoor air quality is an important step for ensuring enhanced ecosystem health in Los Angeles.

Source: Los Angeles Launches campaign to promote benefits of smoke-free apartments Daily News, 6 April 2016

Additional coverage about the campaign for smoke-free apartments:

LA Campaign Seeks Smokeless Apartment Buildings California Healthline, 7 April 2016

Majority of L.A. tenants favor smoke-free apartments, but 80 percent of units are still not protected UCLA Newsroom, 6 April 2016