Tobacco Free

Eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke and electronic cigarettes


The US Surgeon General reports there are no safe levels of second hand smoke an the only means of effectively eliminating health risks associated with indoor exposure is a smoke-free policy. The Minneapolis Health Department and its partners are offering free resorces to support smoke-free environments.


Landlords! Have you considered all of the financial and safety benefits of going smoke-free? The Health Department and its partner Live Smoke Free are offering free resources to landlords to take their Minneapolis multi-unit housing smoke-free. Contact Live Smoke Free,, for free assistance now.



Renters! Looking for smoke-free housing? Check out community partner Live Smoke Free’s online apartment finder. Want help going smoke-free? Contact Live Smoke Free for free resources you can share with your management company.



Are people smoking or using e-cigs indoors where you work or other public indoor places you visit? Call 311 to report violations of the Clean Indoor Air law.


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 Select the tabs below to learn more about the Department’s work on tobacco free policies:

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The Minneapolis Health Department pursues safe, clean air for Minneapolis residents by:

For more information, contact:
Lara Pratt
P: 612-673-3815

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Last updated Nov 18, 2016