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Apartments may become smoke-free zones

April 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A state senate committee is scheduled to consider new legislation that would give owners of rental housing the option to ban smoking on all or a portion of their property.Under the bill proposed by State Senator Alex Padilla, tenants could continue to smoke inside their homes until their pre-smoking ban rental agreements expired.

A violation would be considered a breach of the agreement and could lead to eviction.


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