Originally Posted by James Con
Is tapping off a receptical circuit to feed a couple of oddball recessed lights a practice that is done? Or should I just eat the 40 feet of wire and keep all the lights on the lighting circuits.
Sure, that is commonly done. I see no problem with your doing this. Watch your wire size, 12 for a 20A and 14 for a 15A circuit. I doubt very much that you will see any interference on the circuit from the fluorescent lamps. I have seen problems with fluorescent lamps in certain recessed fixtures.