Atwater resident Maria Castillo, 72, sits outside her residence at the Sierra Vista Gardens senior complex in Atwater on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The Merced County Housing Authority has adopted a smoke-free policy which prohibits smoking indoors and outside, including common areas and resident units for all public housing. Castillo is a supporter of the new policy.
Atwater resident Maria Castillo, 72, sits outside her residence at the Sierra Vista Gardens senior complex in Atwater on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The Merced County Housing Authority has adopted a smoke-free policy which prohibits smoking indoors and outside, including common areas and resident units for all public housing. Castillo is a supporter of the new policy. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Atwater resident Maria Castillo, 72, sits outside her residence at the Sierra Vista Gardens senior complex in Atwater on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The Merced County Housing Authority has adopted a smoke-free policy which prohibits smoking indoors and outside, including common areas and resident units for all public housing. Castillo is a supporter of the new policy. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Housing authority in Merced County adopts smoke-free policy

September 22, 2015 07:36 PM