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VIDEO: Minnesota cigarette smoking rate falls to new low

adult smoking rate in Minnesota has declined to 14.4 percent, a 28 percent decrease since 1999. A number of factors led to the drop in smokers, including the soaring price of cigarettes and new laws that make it more difficult to smoke.
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:55
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis officials pass clean air ordinance banning use of e-cigarettes in public places

The City Council voted anonymously Friday to pass the new clean indoor air ordinance. The move prohibits the smoking of e-cigarettes inside of restaurants, stores, bars and workplaces. But it doesn't affect sampling inside of tobacco and e-cigarette shop
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 13:18
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis takes first step against e-cigarettes

The City Council's committee on Health, Environment & Community Engagement on Monday approved a measure that would ban use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places. Supporters of the measure argued that "vaping" encourages nicotine addiction, and the inc
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:47
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Minnesota, Leech Lake Band square off over cigarette tax

Minnesota and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are locked in a dispute over cigarettes and sovereignty. Agents from the Minnesota Department of Revenue intercepted a delivery truck in St. Cloud on Good Friday, April 18. The truck, bound for a tribal gas sta
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Apr 28, 2014 13:29
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[Minnesota] Plan for e-cigarette rules reaches Senate floor

A plan to classify electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as the conventional kind survived its toughest committee test Monday and now awaits a Senate floor vote. The bill cleared the Senate Commerce Committee after an attempt to weaken the proposed
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:37
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[Minnesota] Poisoning by e-cigarette fluid up sharply among kids, Minn. report says

Reports of children and teenagers being poisoned by e-cigarette fluid rose sharply in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to the Minnesota Poison Control System. The liquid, known as e-cigarette juice, is used to fuel tobacco vaporizers. A new
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 19, 2014 13:05
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[Minnesota] Smoke-free childcare survey results shared

In a larger, state-wide public survey in Minnesota, Keely Ihry and Corey Ernst, Partnership 4 Health, noted that 78 percent of respondents felt that secondhand smoke continues to impact our health, and 83 percent support a smoke-free foster care system.
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2014 12:55
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[Minnesota] E-cigarettes' perceived benefits may lead to higher experimentation rates

surveyed 1379 participants from the Minnesota Adolescent Community Cohort who had never used e-cigarettes. The initial baseline survey explored their opinions about e-cigarettes and their effect on health relative to cigarettes or their usefulness as an
ANI (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:14
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Electronic Cigarette Safety Up For Debate

"The industry is marketing these new products as a safer alternative. In fact, in some of their advertising they talk about how they're safe for pregnant women and feel free to use these indoors, anywhere you're not allowed to smoke," Doberstien. "But
WDIO-TV/WIRT-TV ABC 10/13 (Duluth, MN)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:35
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[Minnesota] Dramatic Increase in QUITPLAN® Services After Tobacco Tax Hike

"Research from Minnesota and other states clearly shows that tobacco price increases are effective at helping smokers quit," said David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota. "We're happy that so many Minnesotans are accessing the fre
PR Newswire
added Jul 24, 2013 09:19
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