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Central NY city mulls public housing smoking ban

The city of Auburn is considering a ban

The city of Auburn is considering a ban on smoking in public housing complexes. (July 7, 2014 8:54 AM)

(AP) -- The city of Auburn in central New York is considering a ban on smoking in public housing complexes, joining a growing national trend.

A total of 326 apartments would be affected by the ban as of Sept. 1 if the Auburn Housing Authority enacts it. A public hearing is scheduled Monday afternoon, followed by a vote from the authority's commissioners.

Stephanie Hutchinson, authority...

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