A pro se Michigan state prisoner field a civil rights action, claiming that his Eighth Amendment rights had been violated during 1991 because of his exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and that he had been denied placement in a nonsmoking dormitory. The district court dismissed the complaint for failure to state a claim. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment.
76 F.3d 379, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 3509 (6th Cir. 1996).