Our View: Banning tobacco in public housing good for everyone

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For some residents, it won’t be a welcomed change, but a proposal to ban smoking and other tobacco products at public housing would greatly benefit most ­— if not all — tenants who rely on the federal program to provide safe, reliable housing for them and their families.

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It certainly would be

It certainly would be beneficial for everyone to live in a smoke free environment.

It would also be beneficial for everyone to live in a drug free and booze free environment. I'm pretty sure that drugs are already banned. Does anyone think that they're not being used in public housing?

It's wishful thinking to believe that you can just mandate booze, drugs and cigarettes out of public housing. I guess it does give the government one more tool to hassle the residents of public housing when they occasionally catch someone smoking.

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