A UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study released in April found that policies to prevent smoking are not in place for most market-rate, multi-unit housing complexes in Los Angeles. As Michael K. Ong of the L.A. Times observes, second hand smoke exposure can result in serious health risks including cardiovascular diseases and asthma.
Source: It’s time for L.A. to follow Santa Monica’s lead in regulating tobacco in apartment buildings LA Times, 9 May 2016
Additional coverage about secondhand smoke in LA apartments:
Ban Smoking in Apartments San Fernando Sun, 30 June 2016