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Youth poisonings by e-cigarette juice increase tenfold in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Tuesday that 50 teens and children were victims of poisonings related to e-cigs in 2013, compared with five the year before. More than half of those poisoned were younger than 3, and nine of the 50 were teenage
WDAZ 8 (Grand Forks, ND)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:45

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Rape suspect in N.D. case given tobacco license, opened shop in Minn.

The man arrested on rape charges while applying for a tobacco license at City Hall here last week was given his license ... The smoke shop of Daniel Omane, who faces felony rape and assault charges in Ransom County, N.D., is called Hookahs on Main. It’s i
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 26, 2014 14:43

[Minnesota] Reader's View: Editorial misinformed readers about e-cigarettes

The News Tribune’s Sept. 8 editorial (Our view: “Obvious danger requires fair and responsible rules”) was not just a little opinionated, it was almost entirely factually incorrect. This letter would be too long if I pointed out every error, but I will hit
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 11:56

[Minnesota] Electronic cigarettes could rekindle battles over smoking in public

The 27-year-old from Minnetonka wasn't breaking the law: He was using an electronic cigarette. Still, Jamnick said he felt uncomfortable ... some vapers say e-cigarettes have helped them quit tobacco -- and wean themselves off nicotine altogether. Rese
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 14, 2013 13:19

[Minnesota] Shocking TV ads and other efforts aim to stop youth smoking

The Still a Problem television campaign uses a scary amusement park showing the ill effects of smoking to get its anti-smoking message across to kids.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 24, 2013 20:58

[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50

[Minnesota] how tax increases could impact e-cigarette sales

In 2010, Minnesota changed its definition of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, making the state an important case study into the question of how sales are impacted when taxes are increased on cigarettes and e-cigarettes at the same time. This is the first
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33

[Minnesota] WILLIAMS: Flavored tobacco: Sales restriction shifts products but doesn't stop underage use

Why did the Minneapolis City Council rush to pass an ordinance to eliminate flavored tobacco sales at convenience stores? With little or no input from retailers, it has crafted a solution that does nothing to eliminate underage tobacco use. As a parent,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 14, 2015 20:57

[Minnesota] Tobacco product prices before and after a statewide tobacco tax increase

findings support the known public health benefit of tobacco tax increases while highlighting the need for additional information about how, or if, tobacco companies use price promotions to blunt the impact of tax increases.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52

[Minnesota] The Freedom to Breathe coalition reacts to FDA's proposed e-cigarette regulations

FDA's proposed regulations are a good first step to creating consistency and oversight at the federal level around this new and addictive product. They do not, however, address upholding a standard of clean indoor air that Minnesotans expect and support.
PR Newswire
added Apr 27, 2014 14:48
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