Word on the Street: Should NYCHA ban smoking in public housing complexes?

News 12 viewers were split on incorporating the ban in New York City. (7/7/14)

BROOKLYN - A potential smoking ban in central New York is creating a buzz among some residents in New York City. 

The city of Auburn is considering a plan that would prohibit people from lighting up inside public housing complexes. 

Supporters say it's an effort to protect against second-hand smoke, and there are already similar bans in other cities, including Toledo, Houston and Boston. 

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News 12 asked viewers if they think NYCHA should follow suit, and opinions were mostly split on the idea. 

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