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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park considers restrictions on flavored tobacco products

Cigar wraps with a chicken and waffle flavor, fruit punch cigars, raspberry cream cigars and other flavored tobacco products could be limited in St. Louis Park to a type of store that currently doesn’t exist in the city. Councilmember Sue Sanger recomme
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:24
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[Minnesota] County board considers tobacco-free policy

Plan would not affect Freeborn County Fairgrounds or county parks... Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost and Statewide Health Improvement Program Coordinator Alice Englin presented the plan to make most county property smoke free by July 1 du
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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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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