Image: Councilmember Rebecca Noecker gives a shout out to Live Smoke Free’s Kara Skahen and Jeanne Weigum for their work on an ordinance to require a smoking policy disclosure before the sale of a unit in a common interest community. Saint Paul to require smoking disclosure City Council takes first step to help protect condo […]

Ramsey County Renters Support Citywide Smoke-Free Housing Earlier this year, Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health (SPRCPH) and Live Smoke (LSF) completed a resident survey in multi-unit housing (MUH) that asked questions of adults who live in apartment buildings in Ramsey County. The goal was to gauge Ramsey County residents’ interest in adoption of […]

Dakota County Receives 2020 NACo Achievement Award for Smoke-Free Housing Hats off to our partners at the Dakota County Public Health Department (DCPH) and the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) for receiving a 2020 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties for their smoke-free housing efforts! Big thanks to HealthPartners for their partnership […]

Assessing the Use of the Term ‘Grandfathering’ in Smoke-Free Housing There are many words and phrases in the English language that we use regularly without awareness of their roots. At first glance, a word or phrase may seem harmless, however, a second look sometimes unveils a racist, damaging, or offensive history. In the realm of […]

Every year on the third Thursday of November, we celebrate the Great American Smokeout®. This event, hosted by the American Cancer Society, is a public awareness event to encourage people to quit smoking.

Our mission is to promote and maintain successful smoke-free housing opportunities throughout Minnesota, the United States, and across the housing spectrum. We believe that everyone deserves the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and SMOKE-FREE home.