Court rules man can't smoke inside his own home

Court rules against man smoking at home
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A Washington, D.C. man is barred by court order from smoking in his own home — at least temporarily. Edwin Gray's row house, which his family has owned for 50 years, apparently isn't entirely airtight in its basement, so some smoke seeped through into the neighbors' living space.

Gray and his family intend to fight the temporary injunction, and they worry about the precedent the decision has set. "If this judge has done this, who will be next? What other neighbor will be next?" asked his sister, Mozella Johnson.

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