Neighboring counties look to expand smoke-free rental options
Workplaces, retail stores, government buildings, bars and restaurants - the list of smoke-free areas in Minnesota encompasses nearly every aspect of life. But there is one place where residents can still smoke with impunity: at home.
For homeowners, avoiding exposure to secondhand smoke is as easy as making a rule forbidding smoking inside. For renters - especially those with no other option than subsidized housing - the solution may not be so simple.