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ClearWay celebrates 5th anniversary of Minnesota smoking ban

The Minnesota ban on smoking in bars and restaurants has been in effect for five years now. To celebrate, advocacy group ClearWay Minnesota dropped by bars and restaurants in 7 cities where employees and patrons sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to the ban.

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  1. Submitted by Connie Sullivan on 10/02/2012 - 01:43 pm.

    Now can this group, which knows how to do it, begin a campaign to ban outdoor firepits in urban areas? The fine particulates generated, and the way they hang around the air on summer and fall nights in the city, are horrendously dangerous.

    When I saw that they are celebrating Clean Air/Breathing Clean Air, I immediately thought of how hard it is for anyone with even slightly impaired lung function to breathe in Minneapolis when so many people get out their “Survivor”-nostalgia firepits.

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