Upcoming Webinars

Addressing Tobacco Use in Residential Care Settings: Policies & Priorities

Date: 
Thu, 06/30/2016
Time: 
12:30PM

Over the last 25 years, both the U.S. and Canada have seen a large increase in smoke- and tobacco-free environments, including public places, workplaces, multi-unit apartment buildings and affordable housing.  State and local tobacco control laws often exempt residential care settings, including assisted living, adult foster care, nursing homes and similar environments, where many of the most vulnerable members of society live and where a disproportionate number of residents (and staff) either use tobacco products or are exposed to secondhand smoke.

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Working with Minnesota Local Governments to Increase Access to Healthy Food: Part IV

Date: 
Mon, 07/18/2016
Time: 
12:00PM

Equity and Engagement: Building Authentic Relationships

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Worksites, Breastfeeding, and Your Responsibilities Under the Law

Date: 
Thu, 07/21/2016
Time: 
12:00PM

Federal and state laws require employers to provide nursing moms time and a private space to express breast milk while at work. This webinar will address how the laws apply to Minnesota businesses, including the accommodations employers must make for nursing moms to ensure compliance. Additionally, learn how local businesses are supporting nursing moms and making the laws work at their worksites.

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News from the Front: State and Local Regulation of E-Cigarettes – Legislation and Advocacy

Date: 
Tue, 07/26/2016
Time: 
12:00PM

This Consortium webinar will examine the current policy landscape of state and local regulation of e-cigarettes in the U.S. and discuss regulatory gaps in the wake of the FDA deeming rule. An advocacy leader and two legal experts will identify recent trends and emerging issues nationally and in Minnesota.

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