All its facilities are tobacco free now.
Allina Hospitals & Treatment centers are tobacco free now Allina Hospitals & Treatment centers announced today, all its facilities are tobacco free now. This implies smoking or the use of tobacco products will never be allowed in the buildings, on the lands or in parking areas of the hospitals or its owned and leased facilities. We need to business lead by example. The new policy is being enforced at all Allina facilities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. As well as the hospitals, Allina offers several treatment centers in the Twin Cities metro area that are also tobacco free of charge. Allina owns and operates 11 hospitals, 42 clinics, hospice providers, pharmacies, and emergency medical transportation services..The Food and Drug Administration requires indoor tanning facilities to warn clients about the dangers of indoor tanning. At least 30 states have approved legislation to protect minors from interior tanning in the face of the mounting evidence of the threat of UV radiation. Additional states are thinking about legislation now. The indoor tanning taxes would be much like the cigarette taxes, which reinforces the warning labels on cigarette packs, he said. SOURCE American Academy of Dermatology Association..