Promoting Smoke-Free Policies for Public Housing

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Supporting smoke-free policies for multi-unit public housing is a critical way to reduce health disparities among some of our most vulnerable citizens.  This webinar provided information on the public housing market and acquainted attendees with the terminology that is common in the affordable housing sector.  The presenters discussed recommendations on how to work with public housing authorities and also reviewed legal topics that should be considered when discussing smoke-free policies with public housing authorities. 


Brittany McFadden, Program Director, Live Smoke Free, Association for Nonsmokers-MN
Warren Ortland, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center
Erin Simmons, Program Manager, American Lung Association
Cassandra Stepan, Tobacco Prevention and Control, Minnesota Department of Health