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[Minnesota] Bill creating new e-cigarette restrictions heads to Governor Dayton's desk

The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota health organizations, responded today to the Legislature's passage of an omnibus bill that includes provisions restricting use and sales of e-cigarettes. The bill now heads to Governor Mark Dayton's d
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2014 22:47

[Minnesota] Very Little Known About Health Effects Of E-Cigarettes

Mayo Clinic does not recommend the use of e-cigarettes. At this time, we simply do not know enough about them. They have not been proven safe, nor have they been shown to be effective in helping people to stop smoking.
Mayo Clinic
added Sep 23, 2013 04:28

[Minnesota] Jury is out on safety of e-cigarettes, regulations

Mayo Clinic and public health experts are concerned about the safety of the devices, though ongoing research has not conclusively confirmed specific problems. E-cigarettes are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a tobacco product, even
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 17, 2013 13:58

[Minnesota] Letter of the Day (Aug. 13): Electronic cigarettes

article last month described research related to electronic cigarettes and smoking cessation. As one who conducts research related to electronic cigarettes, ... Given the known effects of secondhand electronic cigarette smoking, the Legislature should c
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Aug 14, 2013 10:55

[Minnesota] Tobacco tax: Myth vs. facts

The following points address several myths presented by Mr. Peterson: ... Myth: Raising the tobacco tax is unfair to smokers. Fact: The cost of treating tobacco-related disease far exceeds the amount of tobacco tax collected by smokers. Every man, wo
Marshall (MN) Independent
added Jul 17, 2013 16:07

[North Dakota] Minnesota stores face loss of revenue after cigarette tax hike

The increase in cigarette taxes has convenience store owners in Moorhead worried that most of their customers will stop at Fargo convenience stores, said Chuck Chadwick, executive director of the Moorhead Business Association. North Dakota hasn’t raised
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 30, 2013 12:54

[Minnesota] NASH: Can you fire an employee for smelling like tobacco smoke?

Employers that are considering prohibiting employees from smelling of tobacco smoke while at work should do the following to minimize legal risks: 1. Articulate your needs. Explain­­ing why you prohibit third-hand smoke is the first step to creating a
Business Management Daily
added Nov 25, 2012 11:39

[Minnesota] MN completes refinancing of tobacco bonds

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota has completed the refinancing of tobacco revenue bonds after the state Supreme Court ruled the move is constitutional. Minnesota Management and Budget said Thursday the state sold $656 million in state appropriation bon
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 18:54

[Minnesota] Fire cause: Smoking near tank [UPDATED]

The woman who died in the Sunrise Apartments fire Tuesday night caused the fire by smoking a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, law enforcement reported today.
Fergus Falls (MN) Journal
added Jun 28, 2012 17:13

[Minnesota] Tax bill: Tobacco industry wins, kids lose

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that legislators passed a tax bill containing massive tax cuts on premium cigars and other tax benefits for the tobacco industry.
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:36
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