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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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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Include e-cigs in city's tobacco-free policy

Not only do we not know what the e-cigarette user is inhaling, we don’t know what’s in the vapor being exhaled for everyone around to breathe. Since we don’t know what is in these products, I think it is dangerous and irresponsible to call them safe at th
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 8, 2013 11:15
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1-time Minnesota tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4 million

A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4 million, most of which will be used as a backup funding stream for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Department of Revenue released new details Tuesday. The tax was assess
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Aug 20, 2013 16:10
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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[Minnesota] Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws: Mayo Clinic

The study assessed changes in heart attack numbers within a large population base in Minnesota. Researchers compared the incidence of heart attacks in the 18 months before the smoke-free restaurant law passed in 2002 with the incidence of heart attacks i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:02
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