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Al Edenloff | Echo Press Last week’s announcement that four apartment complexes in Alexandria are going smoke free is part of a trend that’s been happening locally for some time. This apartment building on 6th Avenue East prohibited smoking on the premises months ago. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

Apartments go smoke free

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In 2001, the Center for Energy and Environment conducted a survey that revealed that almost 50 percent of Minnesotans who rent in an apartment complex say that secondhand smoke gets into their apartment from somewhere else.


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Annie Harman
Annie Harman is a reporter for Echo Press and The Osakis Review. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a degree in print journalism and history in May 2012. Follow her on Twitter at annieharman
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