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Sidewalk smoke issue still hangs over hospital neighborhood

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WENATCHEE — Smoking on the edges of the Central Washington Hospital campus continues to bother people whose houses abut the property.

On Feb. 14, it will be a year since a policy went into effect to ban tobacco use on the entire hospital campus. The policy sent smokers onto the sidewalk along Fuller Street, where residents complained about discarded butts and people smoking in front of their children.

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