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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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Minnesota Retailers Fired Up Over Cigarette Tax Hike

At a recent town hall meeting, c-store owners said that a cigarette tax hike measure would drive customers across state lines to shop for their preferred brand.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 27, 2013 09:58
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[Minnesota] RINGHAM: No children smoked in this ad

The sight of kids smoking cigarettes, though repulsive, is a powerful component of the "Still A Problem" ad campaign being waged by ClearWay Minnesota. Spokesman Mike Sheldon was quick to reassure me on the phone Tuesday that the child actors on the sch
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:12
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LaFAIVE: Minnesota Eyes Higher Tobacco Taxes [Mackinac Center]

it won't work, at least not to the degree many believe. Most smokers are not sheep lining up to be sheared and will look for cheaper smokes elsewhere. Even those who pay full freight may unwittingly be buying contraband cigarettes smuggled in by organize
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Feb 1, 2013 17:11
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[Minnesota] Medical Association wants to raise tax on tobacco

Minnesota's largest doctor group says it is time to raise the state's tax on tobacco products. That's one issue the Minnesota Medical Association will advocate for when the state legislature goes into session Jan. 8.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:18
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[Minnesota] Smoke-Free Workplace Leads to Fewer Heart Attacks

A new study has found the strongest evidence yet that smoke-free workplace laws that reduce secondhand smoke inhalation can lead to reductions in heart attacks. The research, carried out by scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found a 33 p
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 2, 2012 15:33
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Minnesota Supreme Court derails tobacco lawsuit

today, the Minnesota Supreme Court said the suit, filed by a private party, can't proceed because the 1998 tobacco trial settlement, negotiated between then Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey's office and Philip Morris, precludes it
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 30, 2012 15:48
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[Minnesota] HAWKINS: ALEC’s next target: state AGs who go after companies

AGs, who are typically the consumer’s lone public advocate these days, may not file suit against, say, a tobacco company, a mortgage fraudster or a national company flaunting state law, unless the legislature passes a bill saying he -- or in our case, she
MinnPost.com
added May 22, 2012 15:35
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