Feds Try To Help Chicago Housing Authority Residents Quit Smoking

06/23/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Housing Authority's Roosevelt Square development will gradually go smoke-free as part of a federally funded pilot program announced Thursday.

Under the proposed plan, new tenants in the West Side development would have the option of choosing a smoke-free residence. And smokers already living in Roosevelt Square who want to quit would be paired with CHA residents trained as smoking-cessation counselors.

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