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Woman, 89, decides to move to a new apartment rather than quitting smoking

By Mason White 11:20 AM April 23, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) An elderly woman decided that she would rather get used to a new apartment than quitting smoking.

The 89-year-old woman is preparing to leave the home where she lived for the past 10 years after the landlord made her home a smoke free zone.

When Beulah Toombs of Ohio, moved into her home, the building had no rules against smoking. However, last year, the homeowner made the entire building a smoke free zone.

Since Toombs of Milford, refused to give up smoking she was given a 30 day eviction notice.

Toombs said that she gave up smoking when she had her five children because at that time, her doctor told her that it was not good for the children.

However, now, at 89, she knows it is her right to do whatever she wants in the privacy of her own home and she can smoke if she so desires.

Toombs found a new apartment, which is somewhat smoke free, but has a room dedicated as a smoking area.

The woman’s children are unhappy that their mother was forced to move, saying that it is difficult for a woman her age to relocate. However, Toombs wants to exercise her right to continue smoking, so she chose to move. var p = new anv_pl_def(); p.config = {}; p.config.width = 610; p.config.height = 360; p.loadVideoExpressV3(‘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|1000011|SPS’);