The Minneapolis Healthy Living Initiative works with community partners to create opportunities for everyone to eat healthy, be physically active, and live tobacco free.

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Healthy Living News and Current Events


Great American SmokeoutNovember 20th is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, a day to encourage people to become 100% tobacco free and share resources that can help. Quitting tobacco—whether cigarettes, chew, or other forms—is one of the most important steps you can take to be healthier and protect your loved ones. The benefits are immediate. The Minnesota Quit Plan offers free tools, resources and two weeks of free nicotine replacement products to help you get started.

The Health, Environment and Community Engagement Committee of the Minneapolis City Council approved an ordinance amendment to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public places and indoor places of employment. The full City Council will consider the ordinance on December 5th. The proposed ordinance amendment is available here. 

Last updated Nov 20, 2014