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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

[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
added Aug 11, 2016 16:16

[Minnesota] TANENHAUS: What Do This Season’s Political Books Tell Us About the Election?

New York Times
added Jun 20, 2016 19:43

[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

[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

[Minnesota] Eden Prairie approves moratorium on e-cigarette lounges

The Eden Prairie City Council approved a moratorium banning electronic cigarette, or “e-cigarette,” lounges and hookah lounges, in addition to sampling of e-cigarettes at retail stores, at its Feb. 18 meeting. The ordinance also authorizes a study to det
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Feb 28, 2014 23:08

Poll: Minnesotans strongly support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors (PDF)

A poll released today shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans (79 percent) support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors in places where smoking is prohibited. Other regulations to prevent youth from using e-cigarettes are also overwhelmingly supported
PR Newswire
added Feb 26, 2014 14:41

[Minnesota] VIDEO: 'Vapers' could face health concerns from e-cigs

One of the great unanswered questions for smokers who are trying to quit — and for the advocacy groups that are trying to help them — is whether electronic cigarettes are friends or foes.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2013 01:53

[Minnesota] Electronic Cigarettes at the crossroads

In the absence of regulations, manufacturers can add any chemical to the e-juice or e-liquid, and sell it to users. In 2009 the FDA warned there are risks associated with e-cigarettes. Trace amounts of nine contaminates including a toxic chemical found i
KDLH NewsChannel 3 (Northland's News Center, Duluth, MN)
added Nov 30, 2013 14:50

[Minnesota] Rep. Phyllis Kahn to introduce bill restricting e-cigs during next legislative session

Nearly 40 years ago, Kahn authored the Clean Air Act. Now, she wants to lead the push for statewide regulation of e-cigs. In recent months, e-cigarettes have become increasingly regulated at the business, municipal, and county level.
City Pages
added Nov 5, 2013 16:31
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