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[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
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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
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[Minnesota] LETTERS: SECONDHAND SMOKE

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
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[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
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[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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[Minnesota] Duluth police say nonsmoking ordinance will improve life on Lakewalk

Duluth police said they believe the resolution passed by the City Council on Monday forbidding smoking along the Lakewalk and adjacent parks will give them another tool to deal with those who create a public nuisance there.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2012 11:43
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[Minnesota] Stephanie Cannon: I Was Fired For Smoking At Home (VIDEO)

One Minnesota woman is claiming that smoking a cigarette in the privacy of her own home cost her a job.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 27, 2012 17:20
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[Minnesota] Minn. SC shoots down lawsuit over light cigarettes

Legal NewsLine
added May 31, 2012 14:31
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[Minnesota] CURTIS v. ALTRIA (PDF)

we conclude that the 1998 Settlement Agreement entered into by the State AG and Philip Morris expressly released and barred respondents’ consumer protection claims asserted under section 8.31, subdivision 3a, and is binding on respondents. / Because I
Minnesota Judicial Branch (State Courts)
added May 30, 2012 18:45
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[Minnesota] Philip Morris ‘Light’ Cigarette Class Action Thrown Out

Bloomberg News
added May 30, 2012 18:43
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