Minnesota Commercial Tobacco-Free

Intentionally working with communities to improve the health and environments of all Minnesotans, especially communities facing tobacco-related disparities and most targeted by the tobacco industry, recognizing social determinants of health and lifting up community assets.

Strategic Directions:

  • Preventing initiation and eliminating use of commercial tobacco and nicotine products among youth and young adults.
  • Eliminating commercial tobacco and nicotine use and secondhand smoke disparities.

Long-term outcomes:

  • Minnesota youth and young adults are tobacco- and nicotine-free.
  • Commercial tobacco-related disparities are eliminated.

Previous partnerships & projects:

  • Tobacco/vaping education curriculum, videos, and models for 5th and 6th grade students
  • Partnering with local schools to look at tobacco/vaping policies and reframe referral processes