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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
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[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
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[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
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2016 16:16
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[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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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Retirement home deemed smoke free environment

Seniors Citizens living at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth can now breathe in fresh air. The milestone is all thanks to a new smoke-free campus policy. 83-year-old Joanne Bryant doesn't look back after quitting smoking 25 years ago. " I was born practically w
KDLH NewsChannel 3 (Northland's News Center, Duluth, MN)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Minnesota] Twin Cities Advocates Call Out Menthol Tobacco In New Video

According to the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR), the video is in response to studies that show tobacco products with menthol flavoring make it easier for first-time users to start and harder to stop smoking. Among those most affected by men
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Minnesota] HEALTH NOTES: Public housing smoke bans studied

Nonsmoking policies in public housing results in less smoking by residents. So says a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives. The policies also reduce nonsmokers’ exposure to
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 03:08
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Local communities help Minnesota reach tipping point for clean air

now 50 percent of Minnesotans live in communities that prohibit public e-cigarette use wherever smoking is prohibited. This protects bystanders from secondhand e-cigarette aerosol and prevents the re-normalization of smoking-like behavior, which could enc
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Jul 8, 2016 18:39
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis man charged with tax crimes

charged Abdelaziz Moustafa Elsayed with one tax-related felony. Mr. Elsayed is charged with one count of possessing untaxed tobacco products and unstamped cigarettes. The complaint states that, in November 2013, agents from the Department of Revenue
Minnesota Department of Revenue
added Jul 11, 2016 17:11
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Half of Minnesotans breathing easier under indoor e-cigarette restrictions Locals leading the way, legislators should follow

"Now that half of Minnesota is protected from e-cigarette aerosol in public, it's time for state leaders to extend this protection to all Minnesotans by adding e-cigarettes to the Freedom to Breathe Act," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Mi
PR Newswire
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19
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