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[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42

[Minnesota, Oregon] Randomised clinical trial of snus versus medicinal nicotine among smokers interested in product switching [FREE FULL TEXT]

Snus performed similarly to nicotine gum in cigarette smokers who were interested in completely switching to these products, but was associated with less satisfaction and greater toxicant exposure than nicotine gum.
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:04

[Minnesota] Students react to campus tobacco ban

As of fall 2014, Concordia has become a tobacco-free campus with the relocation of smoking areas on campus to places off of school grounds. The installment of this new policy has several reactions across the student body.
The Concordian (Concordia College, MN)
added Sep 25, 2014 13:00

[Minnesota] New e-cigarette restrictions take effect July 1

Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota's leading health organizations, responded to new restrictions on e-cigarettes that were passed during the 2014 Legislative Session and will be enacted tomorrow. "Minnesota is leading the nation in taking
PR Newswire
added Jul 1, 2014 10:32

[Minnesota] Department of Revenue reports on cigarette enforcement

The increase in cigarette and tobacco taxes that took effect July 1, 2013, reflects the state’s commitment to emphasize a healthy community and reduce the number of young people using tobacco. The cigarette tax increase will also help cover the long-term
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Apr 28, 2014 13:32

E-cigarette regulation bill begins to move in Minnesota Legislature

would not be available to youths under a bill the Minnesota House is considering, but a provision that would have banned them from public locations was not expected to survive.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:43

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Obvious danger requires fair and responsible rules

But allowing e-cigarettes to pollute the air of others, to be pushed on unsuspecting kids, or to be used without any rules, regulations or controls whatsoever is, well, it’s just downright scary.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 11:59

At Minnesota State Fair, smokers find where to light

Carolyn Kite had the 18 designated smoking areas highlighted on her map and an e-cigarette in her purse in case she couldn't find one. Kite was ready for a day at the Minnesota State Fair. "It's aggravating," she said, "I've been coming to the Fair for
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 27, 2013 09:23

[Minnesota, New York] LETTER: Higher prices do stop smoking

The Journal's editorial ("Do sin taxes stop the sinning?" Jan. 30) made some good points but missed others. It referred to recent research from New York, but ignored the most important findings from that study namely, that cigarette tax increases created
New Ulm (MN) Journal
added Feb 2, 2013 18:31

[Japan, UK, Minnesota] The Research Agrees: Smoking Is Really Bad For You

Four new studies offer powerful evidence of the dangers of smoking and the health benefits of quitting or not being exposed to secondhand smoke.
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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