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[Minnesota] Tobacco companies advertise their deception in court-ordered campaign

"Minnesotans should be disgusted at the immoral business practices of this industry," said David J. Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota, an independent nonprofit organization that works to prevent smoking and help Minnesota tobacco
PR Newswire
added Nov 22, 2017 05:31
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[Minnesota] Tobacco Companies Forced to Correct Lies About Deadly Products After Two-Decade Legal Battle

"Tobacco companies now seek to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens working to curb smoking, when in fact their actions are the root cause of tobacco's horrific impact,"... In Minnesota, tobacco companies spend more than $115 million annu
PR Newswire
added Nov 21, 2017 13:04
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[Minnesota] KEHR: Guest Column: Reduction in smoking rates outpaces nation

In the past, Albert Lea and Freeborn County had higher than average adult smoking rates. Today, we have reversed that trend and saved many lives. Working together as partners, using high level policy, systems and environmental change, we have been able t
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 15:27
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud mayor vetoes 'tobacco 21' ordinance after a split City Council approves it

In front of a packed City Hall audience, a split St. Cloud City Council narrowly passed a new ordinance last week raising the tobacco sales age to 21. By a 4-3 vote, council members moved to make this central Minnesota city the first outside the metro a
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2017 01:57
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[Minnesota] Award-winning documentary looks at Native Americans' complex relationship with tobacco

“Among American Indians, however, the smoking rate is 59 percent. These are communities that are experiencing really high rates of cancer, heart disease, any number of tobacco-related diseases. It is a big priority for us to do work where it’s needed mos
MinnPost.com
added Nov 8, 2017 16:43
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud raises age to buy tobacco to 21, but mayor plans veto

After a lengthy public hearing in which dozens of people spoke on both sides of the issue, the City Council voted 4-3 to approve the ordinance. However, Mayor Dave Kleis says he will veto it. Edina and St. Louis Park have already raised the minimum age
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:41
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: City Council approves raising tobacco-buying age, but mayor says he won't sign into law

Despite the St. Cloud City Council approving on a 4-3 vote Monday an ordinance amendment to raise the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21, Mayor Dave Kleis said he will veto the ordinance. "I can't support it, and I won't sign it," he said. The vote and
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 16:40
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Bloomington City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco

Monday night, the city council voted on a proposal to raise the legal age from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-0 in favor of the proposal. The proposal covers all tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Nov 10, 2017 21:16
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud and Bloomington City Councils Put Kids above Tobacco

Both Councils passed the policy at meetings tonight.... "However, we are deeply disappointed in the St. Cloud Mayor's pledge to veto this measure. Raising the tobacco age to 21 helps stop kids from trying tobacco before they can understand the long-term c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation: St. Paul Leaders Choose Lives Over Big Tobacco Profits

City Council restricts menthol tobacco sales to liquor stores and adult-only tobacco shops
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:32
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