Alot of people at my building smoke outside, and even though I'm on the sixth floor, it comes right in my window. I opened the window just to get some fresh air, immediately started to get an asthma attack, then I smelled the smoke and my eyes are burning. They're all down there, smoking away again. When I moved into this building, I was told it was a non smoking building. But they are allowed to smoke in front of it, and inside their apartments. Well, the smoke doesn't just stay right where they are. The second they open their apartment door, it goes all over, plus we have connecting vents in the bathrooms for heating, so it can come in there. Basically, there is no place to really go in here to be totally smoke free. One of my neighbors smokes and every time he opens his apartment door, I smell the smoke in my hallway and my bedroom. No amount of complaining to management does any good. I was told he is allowed to smoke in his apartment. It's horrible. I really wish they would make smoking one hundred percent illegal everywhere because it's a forced poison on us. We do not choose to breathe in secondhand smoke. We do not choose to have our eyes burn from it or our clothing and rooms to smell from it. It is forced on us. And there is no place to really get away from it. It's not right. When my mother was alive, it was one of the few things we always fought over because she was a smoker. She'd always say she had a right to smoke and it was her body. Well, NO, it's not. Not when you force that poison on other people. When I first got sick and she would take me to doctors, we'd be in the car and she would keep smoking, and I would beg her to stop because it was making me worse. She didn't. She'd get nasty and tell me to go by myself when she knew I was way too sick to drive. At that time, I was so sick that I could barely move. Even years later, when I got diagnosed with asthma and the doctor said no one should be smoking around me, that still didn't stop her. Just no regard for other people's health whatsoever when it came to her smoking. So there's my rant for today. I hate secondhand smoke.