Q: Can HOA starts making rules for no smoking but specify to start on one building first?
All owners of this building are non smokers. There are smokers in all other buildings. All buildings are stand alone. Thanks.
It doesn't make sense but If you are a non smoker the next issue is are you harmed? Courts have a doctrine that they don't look at theoretical , abstract concepts of harm.
However start by asking them why, get as much on the record as far as their reasons. Look at the HOA agreement you signed when you bought in. Then discuss it with an attorney.
There are also smokers rights groups who may be knowledgeable: https://www.cato.org/policy-report/november/december-1994/do-smokers-have-rights-science-politics-tobacco
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