Mary Sanchez

May 7, 2014 5:39 PM

KC could show nation how to make public housing smoke-free

No one should be naive about how difficult it will be for housing authority residents to stop smoking. Nicotine is more addictive than heroin. There is no magic formula for how long it takes to quit. Every individual is different. Forty percent of the authority residents smoke, compared to about 28 percent among the general public.

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