Protect Your Home
Secondhand smoke seeps through windows, doors, ventilation systems and even the walls. The only way to avoid tobacco smoke at home is to make your home totally smoke-free.
Make Your Shared Home Smoke-Free
People who live in apartments, condos or town homes are at even greater risk as secondhand smoke travels through ventilation systems. Eighty-seven percent of Coloradans do not allow smoking in their homes, but if you live in an apartment, condo or town home, smoke from a neighbor could be seeping into your home.
If you smell smoke in your home there are several other steps you can take:
By law, landlords must provide reasonable accommodations to people with serious breathing disabilities or smoking allergies.
The My Smoke Free Housing website has a list of over 500 properties with smoke-free policies. The site also provides information for landlords looking to implement smoke-free policies.
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