Smoke-Free Housing Recommendations During COVID-19 In Minnesota and many other states across the country, governors have asked residents to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With so many residents staying home throughout the day, it is important for property owners, managers, and renters to do their part to promote healthy indoor environments. COVID-19 […]
Quit Partner: Minnesota’s New Smoking Cessation Service Research shows that smoke-free policies help smokers quit. That’s why, for many years, Live Smoke Free promoted QUITPLAN® Services, as an essential piece of every smoke-free housing policy. Funding for QUITPLAN® Services has reached its predetermined end and the program is no longer accepting new enrollees although participants […]
Join Live Smoke Free, the Dakota County Public Health Department, and special guests for a free lunch and learn workshop: “Hot Topics in Smoke-Free Housing” Thursday, March 12, 12-1:30pm Dakota County CDA, Boardroom 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN 55123 *Lunch from Panera Bread is on us! RSVP to Jackie at 651-646-3005 ext. 325 or […]
Our friends at the National Housing Law Project (NHLP) just released A Guide to Equitable Smoke-Free Public Housing. This guide is a resource for Public Housing Authorities, tenants, and advocates who are seeking to find the proper balance between two important public health issues– promoting smoke-free environments and ensuring access to affordable, stable housing. While […]
Minnesota Fire Headlines Renew Calls to Take it Outside The first month of 2020 came with fire headlines that remind Minnesota renters, property owners, and property managers, why smoke-free housing is vital to fire prevention. On January 6, 2020, WCCO reported, “The Number of Fire Deaths In Minnesota Increased By 14% Last Year.” The article […]
Three Tips for Winter Weather Compliance Winter is here and that means many Minnesota renters who smoke will be braving the elements to comply with their building’s smoke-free housing policy. Here are some ways property owners and managers can make wintertime compliance easier for residents. 1. Make sure that designated smoking areas are consistently and […]
The Minnesota media has been abuzz with stories and commentaries on the possibility that our state will be the next state to legalize the sale and adult use of recreational marijuana.
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.