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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Edina is right to light fire under tobacco debate

the Edina City Council last week voted to draft an ordinance that, if approved, would make Edina the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21. The move is being prompted by Tobacco 21, a national campaign to r
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 15, 2017 17:14
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[Minnesota] Park Board bans use of e-cigs, chewing tobacco in parks

Park commissioners voted Wednesday to make all park property and facilities tobacco free by expanding a smoking policy to include e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco pr
Southwest Journal (Minneapolis, MN)
added Mar 11, 2017 23:57
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
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[Minnesota] Edina Considers Raising Minimum Age To Purchase Tobacco

Edina soon could become the first city in Minnesota to require buyers of tobacco to be 21 rather than 18. The City Council this week voted to draft an ordinance and schedule a public hearing on the proposal, which is intended to curb youth tobacco us
KEYC Television CBS 12 (Mankato, MN)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:34
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[Minnesota, Wisconsin] Two men charged with smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling unmarked cigarettes over state lines face felony charges in Washington County. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Illinois, were charged last month with felony-level aiding and abetting in the sale of unt
Woodbury (MN) Bulletin
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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Six North Dakota, Minnesota health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster

Some say these lobbyists can take certain precautions to compartmentalize their tobacco and health work, while critics believe lobbying for both sides creates inherent ethical quagmires.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 5, 2017 01:05
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Releases Request for Information for Marketing Agency Responses due March 24

The full RFI can be found on the ClearWay Minnesota website. Responses are due by 4 p.m. March 24, 2017. Late proposals will not be accepted. Questions regarding the agency search should be submitted in writing to Director of Marketing and Communications
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2017 04:41
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Raise smoking age to 21? Minnesota students lobby lawmakers

Korder was one of nearly 300 youth advocates to gather recently at the Minnesota state Capitol with anti-smoking group ClearWay Minnesota’s Smoke Free Generation coalition. Minnesota elementary through high school students talked to lawmakers about thre
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Feb 25, 2017 00:48
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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
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[Minnesota] Changes in cigarette expenditure minimising strategies before and after a cigarette tax increase

smokers with lower education were more likely...to purchase discount brands, roll their own cigarettes, use coupons/promotions and cut back on smoking...Socially disadvantaged smokers were most likely to use CEMS and continue smoking after a cigarette tax
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:30
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