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[Minnesota] Minneapolis votes to raise tobacco-buying age to 21 / The City Council vote was unanimous.

The city ordinance to restrict tobacco sales, including vaping products, to those who can legally buy alcohol goes into effect Oct. 1. Minneapolis is joining seven other Minnesota cities and 300 nationwide that have raised the tobacco-buying age in an ef
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 27, 2018 14:52
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis raises age for buying tobacco to 21

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. Mayor Jacob Frey signed the ordinance, which takes effect Oct. 1. Supporters of the new law say a majority of adult smokers started the hab
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2018 14:50
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[Minnesota] BRAUN: Smoke-free housing helps everyone, regardless of income

On March 27, the Richfield City Council passed a resolution to endorse smoke-free housing within the city. This is a great step toward improving rental housing living spaces so that they are healthy places to live for all, no matter one’s income or soci
ECM Publishers
added May 25, 2018 22:04

[Minnesota] Polk County Wellness Coalition - Latest Youth Tobacco Survey data is troubling

Why is this when traditional cigarette smoking is on the decline? Youth reported significantly higher access and use of e-cigarettes. As of 2017, over 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products – up 7 percent from 2014. According t
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 23, 2018 21:53

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Minneapolis should ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Minneapolis will have a chance to do the right thing on a critical public health issue when City Council members vote on a proposed ordinance that would ban sales of tobacco and related products to those under 21. It’s no secret that smoking and secondh
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 17, 2018 16:55

[Minnesota] TANICK: Is it legal to bar tobacco sales to those under 21?

Minneapolis looks poised to join the trend, but recent lawsuits challenging age restrictions on another matter — gun sales — are worth noting.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 16, 2018 21:37
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[Minnesota] Plan to raise tobacco-buying age moves forward in Minneapolis

An ordinance that would would ban tobacco sales, including nicotine vaporizer or e-cigarette devices, to those under 21 received a unanimous vote in a Minneapolis City Council committee Monday, after a 2½-hour public hearing in which some defended vaping
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 15, 2018 05:21

MELIUS: Minnesota's tobacco settlement paved way for change ($$)

Twenty years ago, Minnesota went after big tobacco and won.
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 15, 2018 05:45

[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council weighs raising tobacco-buying age to 21

The Minneapolis City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposal to raise the city's tobacco-buying age to 21. If the proposal is approved, Minneapolis would join several other Minnesota communities that have made similar moves in recent mon
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 14, 2018 02:04

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Mpls. Could Be Next City To Raise Tobacco Buying Age

Minnesota’s most populated city wants the public’s input on raising the age limit to buy tobacco products. Across the state, seven towns have passed ordinances to raise the age limit for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old. Minneapolis has a chan
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 14, 2018 02:04
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