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Healthcare Providers and Residents to Learn About the Dangers of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

November 02, 2010

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will educate healthcare providers and the public about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke during a dinner event in Meridian. 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 Dinner
                                    5:30 p.m. 
                     Wednesday, November 3, 2010
                                MSU Riley Center
                                 2200 5th Street
                             Meridian, Mississippi

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