Items Tagged ‘American Lung Association’

January 17, 2013

Minn. Receives Two Failing Grades in ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Minnesota received two failing grades in the American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control,” an annual report that tracks policies related to tobacco and tobacco prevention at the state and federal level… Pat McKone, director for tobacco control programs and policy at the American Lung Association in Minnesota, will join the discussion along with Dr. Richard Hurt, […]

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Tags: American Lung Association, Dr. Richard Hurt, MPR, Nicotine Dependence Center, Pat McKone, State of Tobacco Control, tobacco

October 2, 2012

Smoke-Free for 5 Years

By Mystery User

Monday marked a very important day in the state of Minnesota. Five years ago a law was put into effect that made it illegal to smoke in public places. Previously, smoking and non-smoking sections were a commonality; now the entire restaurant or bar is a non-smoking section. The American Lung Association estimates that 625,000 Minnesotans […]

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Tags: American Lung Association, Dr. J Taylor Hayes, KIMT, Minnesota Clean Air Act, smoking law

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