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[North Dakota] MOWERY: Optimists right, pessimists wrong about Minnesota tobacco tax

The future of their business relies on addicting our kids to their deadly products. Minnesota stood up to Big Tobacco, and now North Dakota can, too. Vote Yes on Measure 4. It will mean a healthier future for all North Dakotans.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03

[Minnesota] New smoke-free ordinance would regulate e-cigarettes

Kandiyohi County Board will hold a hearing this month on a proposed new ordinance that places countywide restrictions on tobacco use above and beyond what's already required by state statute. The hearing is set for 11:15 a.m. Nov. 15 in the board room at
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:13

[Minnesota] where are people still breathing the most secondhand smoke?

To find out who faces the most exposure and where, a Truth Initiative® researcher joined collaborators to measure secondhand smoke exposure among people in Minnesota in 2014, seven years after the state enacted a comprehensive smoke-free law. Their find
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:35

[Minnesota] Good news, bad news: Fewer kids smoking, but still too many taking up the habit

the Minnesota Student Survey today. The Survey shows that fewer kids are smoking, but also that they are using flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes at alarming rates.
PR Newswire
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12

[Minnesota] Obituary: Kenneth Fitzpatrick, judge who ruled in landmark cigarette industry case, dies at 80

The Minnesota tobacco trial was Fitzpatrick’s “swan song,” Dan Fitzpatrick said. The case was eventually settled for $7 billion. Davies said it “took a great personal toll” on Fitzpatrick. After the trial, he left the profession and moved to Tennessee,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26

[Minnesota] Judge who oversaw state tobacco trial dies at age 80

Tobacco industry lawyers said they settled because they had gotten so many adverse rulings from Fitzpatrick that a fair trial was impossible. The judge also came under fire for secretly videotaping part of the trial and for taking part in a private, post
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 11, 2016 14:40

[Minnesota] Secondhand Smoke Exposure 7 Years After an Indoor Smoke-Free Law.

SHS exposure continues after comprehensive smoke-free policies restricted it from public places. Disparities in exposure rates exist for those who live with a smoker, are young, and have low incomes. Findings suggest the need for additional policies that
American Journal of Health Promotion
added Nov 2, 2016 15:36

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) thanks outgoing Board Members

recognized the service of three longtime Board Members whose terms have come to an end. During their time on the Board, Joy Rikala, Thomas Weaver and Daniel Johnson have all played multiple roles, serving as Board officers and guiding various committees.
PR Newswire
added Sep 21, 2016 21:46

[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15

[Minnesota] New Study Tests Effectiveness of Public Housing Smoking Ban

The new study involved surveying Minnesota public housing residents before and after their facilities enacted smoking bans. Respondents provided demographic information as well as smoking status and their daily exposure to secondhand smoke. Ultimately, 1 (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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