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[Minnesota] Secondhand Smoke Exposure 7 Years After an Indoor Smoke-Free Law.

SHS exposure continues after comprehensive smoke-free policies restricted it from public places. Disparities in exposure rates exist for those who live with a smoker, are young, and have low incomes. Findings suggest the need for additional policies that
American Journal of Health Promotion
added Nov 2, 2016 15:36

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) thanks outgoing Board Members

recognized the service of three longtime Board Members whose terms have come to an end. During their time on the Board, Joy Rikala, Thomas Weaver and Daniel Johnson have all played multiple roles, serving as Board officers and guiding various committees.
PR Newswire
added Sep 21, 2016 21:46

[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15

[Minnesota] New Study Tests Effectiveness of Public Housing Smoking Ban

The new study involved surveying Minnesota public housing residents before and after their facilities enacted smoking bans. Respondents provided demographic information as well as smoking status and their daily exposure to secondhand smoke. Ultimately, 1 (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Minnesota] Ellendale's city parks go tobacco-free

The policy took effect immediately after the July meeting... Perhaps the biggest selling point for those on the council was how many young people came to meetings expressing their full support, Kibler said. “There was no pushback at all, no negative impa
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Aug 25, 2016 03:00
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[Minnesota] Going Smoke-Free Cut Secondhand Smoke in Public Housing

The implementation of smoke-free policies in public housing was associated with a 20% reduction in indoor secondhand-smoke exposure to nonsmokers in a study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 19, 2016 19:36

Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01

[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48

[Minnesota] Single tobacco sale can yield multiple violations - HHS appeals board

A Minnesota convenience store is on the hook for multiple violations of federal tobacco law for a single sale of cigarettes to a minor, a U.S. agency appeals board has ruled. In an order issued June 30 but announced on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of
added Aug 11, 2016 16:16

[Minnesota] Eh?: Ecumen campus goes smoke-free

The Ecumen Lakeshore retirement community in Duluth implemented a new smoke-free campus policy on Monday for residents, medical rehabilitation patients, staff members and visitors. “It was time we put a policy like this into effect,” said Jena Evans, co
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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