SHIP aims to reduce exposure to commercial tobacco and prevent the use of commercial tobacco products.

In January 2019, Beltrami County rose the age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21, a proven strategy to reduce tobacco use. Read about the changes by clicking here.

The Bemidji Community Food Shelf added smoke-free signage outside after they heard clients were walking through secondhand smoke to get inside. They made other healthy changes, too, in response to client requests. Read about the changes by clicking here.