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HealthyRamsey


Green Ramsey


Phone:
General Information
651-266-2400
651-266-2594 (TTY)

Email:
Public Health
AskPH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Environmental Health
AskEH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Vital Records
AskVR@co.ramsey.mn.us

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American Cancer Society
Provides a guide to quitting smoking, quitting smokeless tobacco and information on nicotine replacement therapy | More information

American Heart Association
Offers information about the risks of smoking, resources and tools for quitting and fighting tobacco through advocacy | More information

American Lung Association - Minnesota
Information on the effects of smoking, quitting, second hand smoke and prevention | More information

At Home Apartments
An apartment search website, allowing you to search for smoke free buildings.  Apartment signage is courtesy of Association for Nonsmokers - Minnesota | More information

Association for Nonsmokers (ANSR) - Minnesota
Works in tobacco prevention, sponsors programs through grants and volunteer efforts.  Has been a leader in introduction of legislation to make all public venues smoke-free | More information

Centers for Disease Control
Prevention reports, research articles, educational materials, and information on quitting | More information

Clear Way Minnesota 
Works to reduce tobacco use and second hand smoke exposure through grants, research and outreach activities.  Sponsors a free Quit Line | More information

Live Smoke Free
Addresses the issues of smoke-free apartment units and provides resources for landlords and tenants | More information

National Cancer Institute
Tobacco facts, research findings, information on quitting and prevention.  Relevant statistics.
1.800.4.CANCER (1.800.422.6237) | More information 

Nicotine Anonymous
Offers a 12-step program to help "kick the habit" | 1.877.TRY.NICA (1.877.879.6422) | More information

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
A program housed at UC San Francisco sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Offers a Quit Now program | More information

Smokefree.gov
A quit smoking guide, offers educational materials to download and information on Quit lines |
1.800.QUITNOW (1.800.784.8669) | More information

Statewide Workplace Smoking Ban - Freedom to Breathe Act 
Smoking is prohibited in most indoor public places and indoor places.

The Freedom to Breathe Provisions of the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act describes where smoking is prohibited, outlines the responsibilities of proprietors and lists facilities and circumstances that are exempt from prohibitions. 
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)| Minnesota Department of Health 

For additional information, comments or to report violations regarding the Freedom to Breathe Act, please askEH or call 651.266.1199.

Quit Line
Smoking cessation sponsored by Clear Way includes Quit Smoking Plan | More information

Quit Plan
Provides the following tools to help you learn to quit; smoking cessation resources, quitting tips, support from Quit Net community and helps you create your own Quit Smoking Plan | 1.888.354.PLAN | More information  

 

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