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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

Minnesota budget deal: Tax hikes on high-earners, tobacco

The governor and legislative leaders announced a deal that would raise about $2B in new revenues, but includes $400 million in property tax breaks.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 12, 2013 17:06

[Minnesota] Letter: Fears of tobacco black market are unfounded

in the Daily Globe (“In border town, Dayton’s budget faces skepticism”), it was noted that there are some concerns over raising the tobacco tax because of fear of a black market developing. This is a common, yet false, argument put forth by the tobacco i
Worthington (MN) Daily Globe
added Apr 5, 2013 14:06

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Dayton hears about smoking border battle

Orton, followed by Dale Erickson of Henry’s Foods in Alexandria, said a Dayton cigarette tax increase proposal threatens border city stores. Orton said the smokers will go to Fargo and buy not only their cigarettes, but drinks, food and car washes.
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added Mar 29, 2013 14:54

[Minnesota] Nicotine Lozenges, Tobacco-Free Snuff Help Smokeless Tobacco Users Quit, Mayo Clinic Finds

Smokeless tobacco users who said they didn't want to quit changed their minds or significantly cut back when given nicotine lozenges or tobacco-free snuff in a Mayo Clinic study. The findings are published in the February issue of Addictive Behaviors.
Mayo Clinic
added Feb 20, 2013 16:38

[Minnesota] LETTER: Don't let tobacco industry find replacement smokers

"Lawmakers pack in tax," I must commend Sen. Carla Nelson for being part of a bipartisan team putting the health of our kids ahead of the no-new-taxes ideology. Raising the price of all tobacco products is a proven strategy (by research done right here
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Feb 3, 2013 03:10

Report: Minnesota’s Adult Smoking Rate Increases

Minnesota has dropped out of the top 10 of states with the lowest amounts of adult smokers, according to a health report released Friday. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Minnesota now ranks 11th best among
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 31, 2013 18:34


From time to time, in the name of public health, we need to pass laws to protect workers and consumers.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 15, 2012 08:34

[Minnesota] Obesity, tobacco costing billions to taxpayers

SLEEPY EYE - Key elected and appointed officials learned about the rising cost of obesity and tobacco use Friday at a Bridging Brown County forum at the Brown County REA building.
New Ulm (MN) Journal
added Sep 22, 2012 07:27

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Lakewalk smoking ban welcome, but not enough

Going smoke-free in all of Duluth’s parks also would be the right and healthy thing to do. The City Council can let the Lakewalk, Leif Erikson Park and Lake Place Park be just the first step toward that worthy goal.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2012 11:44
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