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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis man charged with tax crimes

charged Abdelaziz Moustafa Elsayed with one tax-related felony. Mr. Elsayed is charged with one count of possessing untaxed tobacco products and unstamped cigarettes. The complaint states that, in November 2013, agents from the Department of Revenue
Minnesota Department of Revenue
added Jul 11, 2016 17:11
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[Minnesota] Could the decline in SMOKING be behind rise in Parkinson's? Scientists believe nicotine in tobacco 'may protect the brain' (but doctors say you still shouldn't spark up)

A new study by researchers in Minnesota has suggested anti-smoking campaigns from the late 40s and 50s could be behind increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease decades later. Other factors such as better awareness of the symptoms and increased access
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:01
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[Minnesota] Evaluating an Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarette Consumption: Early Results (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Sales increases were driven by gains for Blu e-cigarettes, then owned by Lorillard, compared to sales decreases for NJOY products. Conclusions: In Minnesota, simultaneous tax increases on cigarettes and e- cigarettes were associated with a short-term sp
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33
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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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[Minnesota] Feasibility of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems in Surgical Patients.

Smoking in the perioperative period increases patients' risk for surgical complications and healing difficulties...These pilot data suggest that ENDS use is feasible and well-accepted in surgical patients, and worthy of exploration as a harm reduction str
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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Price of Cigarettes in Minnesota to Increase Jan. 1

Starting Jan. 1, the price of every pack of cigarettes sold in Minnesota will include about $3.50 in taxes. It's about 12 cents more per pack than smokers pay right now, and some business leaders say the hike
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:20
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[Minnesota] Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought

A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22
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Give me the vapors: E-cigarette advocates fight regulators in Minnesota

A wave of recently enacted ordinances has prompted the Independent Vapor Retailers of Minnesota to warn members not to let their guard down this summer. “While the calendar is a bit lighter, you can see why WE CANNOT EVER go on ‘vacation’ from Advocacy (
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 16, 2015 14:22
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[Minnesota] New e-cigarette bill would protect youth and ensure clean indoor air in all workplaces Bipartisan effort underway in both House and Senate

"Right now, e-cigarettes can be used in neighborhood stores and restaurants, in full view of our kids," said Representative Mark Uglem (R-Champlin), chief author of House File 1253. "Limiting their use means protecting the liberty of all Minnesotans to b
PR Newswire
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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