Legislation to ban smoking in the workplace

Persistent link to this item

View Statistics

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title


Legislation to ban smoking in the workplace

Published Date






Welcome to Public Health Moment from the University of Minnesota. Minnesota this year will consider legislation that would ban smoking in the workplace. Why should the public care? We asked Harry Lando, a cancer epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota. <Clip: “It is a serious Public Health issue…it becomes a more serious issue.”> And despite concerns from some bar owners, Lando says the evidences shows that a smoking ban does not harm businesses in the long run. <Clip: “People talk about the right to own …> Tuesday, Jan. 30 is Smokefree Minnesota Day at the State Capitol. For more information, go to www.smokefreeminnesota.com. With another Public Health Moment, I’m John Finnegan.



Runtime 1:48 minutes
This resource is provided for informational purposes only and may not reflect current scientific knowledge or medical recommendations.

Related to



Series/Report Number

Funding information

Isbn identifier

Doi identifier

Previously Published Citation

Suggested citation

Finnegan, John; Harry Lando. (2007). Legislation to ban smoking in the workplace. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/257599.

Content distributed via the University Digital Conservancy may be subject to additional license and use restrictions applied by the depositor. By using these files, users agree to the Terms of Use. Materials in the UDC may contain content that is disturbing and/or harmful. For more information, please see our statement on harmful content in digital repositories.