After a condo fires in both Edmonton AND Calgary within the last week, there are people suggesting that Condos go Non-Smoking. In both cases, a cigarette in the condo caused the fire. In Edmonton, a Cigarette in a Diaper caused the fire. In Calgary, smoking material was put in a planter pot.
Robert Noce is a corporate commercial lawyer in Edmonton. He was on the Ryan Jespersen Show yesterday suggesting it’s time for the governments to step in. You can listen to the interview here https://soundcloud.com/630ched/may-26-hr-2-deputy-fire-chief-russell-croome-robert-noce-condo-fire?in=630ched/sets/the-ryan-jespersen-show
For an apartment or condo perspective, we will go to Palo Alto California. They balk at the idea of restricting smoking. You can read their perspective here.
What do you think? Do you Agree or Disagree with Non-Smoking Condos?