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[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.
Forbes
added Nov 1, 2012 14:38
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[Russia, Minnesota] HALVERSON: Moral decayed Romney

Mr. Romney became a death merchant for the tobacco industry in Russia. Thanks to his efforts, it is recorded that about 7% Russian women smoked. His efforts paid off, by 2009 22% of Russian women smoked in 1992. I guarantee you that he pocket a lot of mon
Aitkin (MN) Independent Age
added Oct 24, 2012 13:20
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Minnesota's landmark tobacco settlement is 20 years old

"Our lawsuit was not about taking cigarettes off the market, because that's within the province of the government. And that's not going to happen," said Mike Ciresi, the state's lead attorney. "If they had a legal product, they had to sell it legally. An
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 8, 2018 16:24
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[Minnesota] YOUTH TOBACCO USE RISES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

overall youth tobacco use has increased in the state with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. Simultaneously, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low, with less than 10 per
Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22
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[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
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[Minnesota, Wisconsin] Two men charged with smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling unmarked cigarettes over state lines face felony charges in Washington County. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Illinois, were charged last month with felony-level aiding and abetting in the sale of unt
Woodbury (MN) Bulletin
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[Minnesota] Single tobacco sale can yield multiple violations - HHS appeals board

A Minnesota convenience store is on the hook for multiple violations of federal tobacco law for a single sale of cigarettes to a minor, a U.S. agency appeals board has ruled. In an order issued June 30 but announced on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2016 16:16
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[Minnesota] TANENHAUS: What Do This Season’s Political Books Tell Us About the Election?

New York Times
added Jun 20, 2016 19:43
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[Minnesota] MEJDRICH: They are ‘too big to fail’

Yet the question remains: Why is it perfectly legal to sell a product that is addictive and a known killer? If a company whipped up a wonderfully tasting addictive cocktail that included the poison arsenic, could it use the same argument as the tobacco
Aitkin (MN) Independent Age
added Jul 17, 2014 08:27
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[Minnesota] AUDIO: At highest risk for cancer, American Indians struggle to change lifestyles

Cancer has devastated Minnesota's American Indian population... While the statistics are grim, they are not immutable. Striking new research has revealed that more than half of the state's American Indians smoke. Their smoking rate is so high it likely e
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Jul 8, 2014 14:05
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