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Erin Carey and Ted Baar blamed the spreading odor from their cigarettes on what they said was a faulty ventilation system.

Jury finds heavy smoking to be grounds for eviction

Verdict is said to be one of first in nation

By Ralph Ranalli and Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / June 16, 2005

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In a case that tobacco law specialists say is one of the first of its kind in the nation, a Boston Housing Court jury ruled that a South Boston couple could be evicted from their rented water-view loft for heavy smoking, even though smoking was allowed in their lease. (Full article: 924 words)

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