Smoke free programs available for public housing residents

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Next summer on July 31, all public housing will go smoke free due to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development`s smokefree housing rule. If you live in federally funded public housing, there is a free program to help you kick the habit.

Plesetta Clayton, Director of Tobacco Control & Lung Health for the American Lung Association in Missouri, joined us with details.

The program is funded by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri.