Housing Authority Smoking Ban Reduces Exposure by 50%

Friday, February 24, 2017
  • Multi-Unit Housing
    More residents of multi-unit housing are now covered by smoke-free policies.
"Over time it has become accepted by the residents in the way that similar policies have become accepted when going to a restaurant." -Dale Gravett, Housing Authority of Chester County Director

Efforts by the City of Philadelphia Department of Public HealthSmoke-Free Philly and the SEPA Tobacco Control Project (a program of Health Promotion Council) to ensure clean, breathable air to residents of multi-unit housing buildings were recently featured on Philly.com.

Read the Philly.com article here:

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/Phila-Housing-Authoritys-ban-cut-second-hand-smoke-exposure-by-half-study-finds.html.

Interested in making your building smoke-free? Want support for your staff and residents?

Contact our Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing Team.

Signs like these are available for free for facilities with a active smoke-free policy. Interested in having your buildings or sites go smoke-free? Please contact us. We can provide guidance, support, sample policies, quit smoking groups, and more!