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Gulf Coast Residents Invited to Learn About the Dangers of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

October 29, 2010

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) invites the public to learn more about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke during a lunch event in Gulfport. The event is part of the Smokefree Air Mississippi initiative and is entitled Clearing the Air:  Eliminating Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in All Public Places Including Workplaces.


Speakers include healthcare providers, elected officials, business owners and people who have been dramatically affected by exposure to secondhand smoke.

Clearing the Air Luncheon

11:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Knight Nonprofit Center
11975 Seaway Rd
Gulfport, Mississippi 

Lunch is provided and will be served at 11:30 a.m.


The Clearing the Air event is open to the public and the media. For more information, visit