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Ramsey County restricts public use of e-cigarettes

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to include electronic cigarettes in its clean indoor air policy and prohibit use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes within 25 feet of building entrances. By including e-cigarettes in the clean indoor air policy, county leaders have established use of e-cigarettes will not be allowed anywhere conventional cigarettes are not allowed, such as work places, bars and restaurants. Continue Reading →

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Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 4-10

(Courtesy of NNPA)

This week of October 4-10, designated as National Mental Illness Awareness Week, is marked by community education efforts in all 50 states to raise awareness that mental illnesses are treatable medical conditions, and that there is help and hope for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. To learn more about anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, or to find support groups, family educational classes and other resources, contact NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) at 651-645-2948 or 1-888-NAMI-Helps.  

— Information provided by NAMI

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