More than 40 years after former U.S. Surgeon General Jesse Steinfeld first exposed the potential health risks of secondhand smoke (SHS) in 1971,1 and nearly 30 years after a subsequent Surgeon General’s report stated that SHS causes lung cancer and other diseases,2 all U.S.
Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in PHAs and Multifamily Housing
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) provided comments in response to HUD's request for information on adopting smoke-free policies in public housing authorities and multifamily housing. ACS CAN recommends that HUD and other federal agencies implement strong, evidence-based policies that
reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke in public housing authorities and multifamily housing.