Tobacco smoking banned in more homes

| January 2, 2014

Mutual, a property company operating in Omaha, Nebraska, US, yesterday banned tobacco smoking from one of its apartment buildings, according to a story by Cindy Gonzalez for the Omaha World Herald.

The decision to prohibit tobacco smoking at the Midtown Crossing building came after a survey of residents.

Aja Anderson, the DouglasCounty’s community health educator, called the addition of the Midtown Crossing building a big step because it was in a newer development in a thriving area of town.

She said many property managers started off designating a tobacco smoke-free zone in one or two buildings; then later added more areas.

“Mutual of Omaha’s decision will likely encourage others to join efforts to provide smoke-free living,” Anderson said.

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