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8th Circ. Affirms Minnesota Taking Claims Precluded ($$)

affirmed the dismissal of a woman’s suit accusing Minnesota of violating the Fifth Amendment by not allowing smokers to pursue claims against Philip Morris for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks of light cigarettes, agreeing her claims
added Apr 24, 2018 20:16

[Minnesota] Trying to snuff out tobacco use: Minnewaska students visit Capitol, talk with legislators

"Increasing the tobacco age will prevent 30,000 Minnesota kids from becoming smokers over the next 15 years," said Braten, an eighth-grader in the Minnewaska School District. "It's common sense." Amy Reineke, a health educator with Horizon Public Health
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Apr 14, 2018 22:10

[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council unveils ‘Tobacco 21’ proposal

By early fall, Minneapolis residents under the age of 21 may be barred from purchasing tobacco products. The Minneapolis City Council introduced its “Tobacco 21” ordinance at its March 23 meeting. The ordinance would increase the minimum age for sale of
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:06
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VIDEO: Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota

And it gets results. The parent company for Philip Morris tobacco spent $400,000 at the Capitol in 2017 while tobacco distributors spent $211,485 — a total of more than $611,485.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08

VIDEO: Minnesota Files Lawsuit to Get Tobacco Company To Pay Up

A lawsuit has been filed against ITG Brands, a company that acquired big tobacco brands like Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick. The suit claims ITG "has not joined the state's tobacco settlement and payments are not being made on sales of the transferre
KSTP-TV 5 (Saint Paul, MN)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:20

Minnesota Says Tobacco Company Is Balking at Payments

Minnesota sued the $7 billion tobacco company that acquired the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands from the merger of R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard, claiming it is not making multimillion-dollar annual payments required by a settlement agreement. Min
Courthouse News
added Mar 26, 2018 15:51
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[Minnesota] Bill to rescue smoking cessation program advances with bipartisan support

Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved a bill Thursday and re-referred it to the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee. Rep. Dario An
Northfield (MN) News
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41

[Minnesota] Sending a message: Students, health advocates push for T21 at Capitol

Calling a statewide push to prohibit stores from selling tobacco products to people younger than 21 "critical," area students and health experts joined hundreds of like-minded people at the Capitol Thursday to urge the Minnesota Legislature to pass a Toba
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 23, 2018 15:29

[Minnesota] Proposal Would Raise MN Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The
Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
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In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposal in Minnesota to increase the smoking age to 21.
Heartland Institute
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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