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[Minnesota] Condo owners complain about secondhand smoke

Unless there was a state law that prohibits outdoor smoking in residential communities or unless the association’s governing documents designate smoking or non-smoking buildings or floors, I would think that you would have a difficult legal battle.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2017 04:36

[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28

[Minnesota] Health care leaders: Tax bill helps tobacco industry, hurts health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the House tax bill, which contains tax breaks that benefit the tobacco industry and could reverse progress i
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:59

[Minnesota] Tobacco-free policy approved

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the policy. The ban will cover the Freeborn County Government Center and property at the Department of Human Services and county highway shop. The ban will not include county park
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 23, 2017 01:31

[Minnesota] 2 Charged In Largest Seizure Of Untaxed Tobacco In Minn. History

Mohammad A.M. Abdul Majiid and Iman Gencehan Ugurlu, who are both from Bridgeview, Illinious, were charged with one count each of felony aiding and abetting possession of untaxed tobacco products and one count each of felony aiding and abetting aggravate
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 22, 2017 16:53

[Minnesota] Editorial: Continue success of tobacco-free programs in area

Albert Lea even received a Tobacco-Free Cities Award for its work in best practice in tobacco-free environments, particularly since 2009. According to a well-being index, smoking rates have dropped below 15 percent in the city and have resulted in an es
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 22, 2017 00:13

[Minnesota] County board considers tobacco-free policy

Plan would not affect Freeborn County Fairgrounds or county parks... Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost and Statewide Health Improvement Program Coordinator Alice Englin presented the plan to make most county property smoke free by July 1 du
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Edina is right to light fire under tobacco debate

the Edina City Council last week voted to draft an ordinance that, if approved, would make Edina the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21. The move is being prompted by Tobacco 21, a national campaign to r
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 15, 2017 17:14

[Minnesota] Park Board bans use of e-cigs, chewing tobacco in parks

Park commissioners voted Wednesday to make all park property and facilities tobacco free by expanding a smoking policy to include e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco pr
Southwest Journal (Minneapolis, MN)
added Mar 11, 2017 23:57
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
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