Nashville's Public Housing Bans Smoking in High-Rise Buildings

There are 2 comments on the Sep 1, 2012, WZTV Top Stories story titled Nashville's Public Housing Bans Smoking in High-Rise Buildings. In it, WZTV Top Stories reports that:

The Nashville Metropolitan Housing and Development Agency is adopting a new policy to ban smoking inside their high rise residence building.

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Pearland, TX

#1 Sep 3, 2012
Finally ! We should not have to pay for smokers welfare housing along with their medical cost.
Hugh Jass

Nashville, TN

#2 Sep 12, 2012
Because they OWN the buildings, they are authorized to take such a step. State law (controlled by the Tobacco--oh, excuse me, the Agriculture--committees of the state legislature) won't let any jurisdiction more local that state level do anything about tobacco use.

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