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BHA pushes for smoke-free housing

Ban in Hub could be nation’s largest

Washington-Beech resident Meena Carr is seeing the benefits of the smoking ban on her grandson Malik’s health. Washington-Beech resident Meena Carr is seeing the benefits of the smoking ban on her grandson Malik’s health. (Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe)
By Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / July 27, 2010

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Meena Carr figured out years ago why her young grandson, Malik, was chronically coughing and wheezing: Her home made him sick. Carr, 69, didn’t smoke cigarettes, but some of her neighbors in the Washington-Beech housing development did, often in the hallway. The smell permeated Carr’s apartment. (Full article: 1099 words)

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