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Minnesota Department of Health reissues nicotine advisory, e-cigarette use among teens is double that of cigarettes

reissued its nicotine health advisory to inform parents and health care providers of health dangers associated with nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. The 2016 Minnesota Student Survey found that e-cigarette use among 11th graders is now m
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added May 11, 2017 14:54

[Minnesota] Hutchinson's tobacco discussions scrapped, for now

Future discussions about raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 in Hutchinson were scuttled Tuesday when the Hutchinson City Council decided to not conduct a workshop on the issue. Council Members John Lofdahl and Steve Cook were outvoted 3-2 a
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added May 11, 2017 03:25

Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

Today, the Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of n
Minnesota Department of Health
added May 11, 2017 00:36

[Minnesota] Tobacco products now banned from Minneapolis parks

The new rules that went in effect Monday prohibit all tobacco products, including cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The only exception allows for tobacco use for traditional American Indian practices.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 9, 2017 13:50

[Minnesota] All Tobacco Use Now Prohibited In Minneapolis’ Parks

Starting Monday, all tobacco use is now banned from parks in Minneapolis. That includes e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The new policy means the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MSRB) will join 30 other metro park systems in becoming completely
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 8, 2017 19:10

[Minnesota] Smoking policy update scrutinized

The suggestion of expanding Sherburne County Government Center’s status as a tobacco-free facility to include a tobacco-free grounds at a May 2 work session went nowhere in a hurry. Two commissioners expressed opposition and third not in attendance migh
Elk River (MN) Star News
added May 7, 2017 20:26

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Duluth, state can follow Edina's lead on tobacco

After being a state leader in helping smokers quit, or never start, Duluth found itself standing by and watching this week as Edina, a suburb southwest of Minneapolis, became the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43

Legislation would raise Minnesota's smoking age to 21

Sen. Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) announced new legislation today – SF 2370 – that would decrease youth smoking by raising the sales age for tobacco products to 21. "Raising the tobacco age will prevent young people from smoking and save money, as those yo
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2017 12:39

Edina becomes first Minnesota city to raise tobacco age to 21

"Thank you, Edina City Council, for taking this historic step to keep young people from smoking," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, after the vote. "Almost 95 percent of adult addicted smokers start before age 21. Thi
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:20

[Minnesota] New HUD rule a sign of the smoke-free times

Although Richfield doesn’t have public housing, the requirement is also a good sign for residents of private apartment complexes, according to Jackie Siewert, community outreach coordinator for the nonprofit housing program Live Smoke Free, part of the As
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added May 2, 2017 19:10
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