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[Minnesota] City snuffs out smoking in parking ramps

The city of Rochester and Olmsted County restrict outdoor smoking in many public areas. On Wednesday, the city's ban on smoking will extend to public areas of parking ramps.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[Minnesota] Council considers ban on vaping

The council is considering what would be its biggest crackdown on vaping yet — enacting a local clean indoor air policy that would ban the use of e-cigarettes, e-cigars or e-pipes in all public places, including restaurants, bars, retail stores, commerci
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Minnesota] WALDOCK: St. Cloud should raise tobacco age to 21

industry has never stopped trying to find new customers, spending millions of dollars every year in Minnesota...I strongly support this ordinance for the health of our youth and community. Blue Cross’s mission is to make a healthy difference in people’s l
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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American Lung Association’s View: Once considered radical, smoke-free means healthier Minnesota

Ten years after the Freedom to Breathe Act became law in Minnesota, it's hard to believe the idea of smoke-free workplaces was ever considered controversial. Today, Minnesota is full of children who have never known and who never will know what it is lik
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Oct 2, 2017 13:52
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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[Minnesota] Flashback Friday: Indoor Smoking Ban Took Effect 10 Years Ago

Essentially making going out for dinner, or spending an evening at the tavern, a smoke-free experience for patrons, unless they venture outside. "It's such a significant health reform," said Sheran, the former DFL state senator from Mankato who helped le
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) welcomes new Board Members, officers Outgoing Board Members also recognized for service

"These new members are bringing fresh perspective to this Board," said Board Chair Bob Boerschel. "I am sure their contributions to our organization will be extremely valuable as we work to achieve our legacy and improve health throughout Minnesota."
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:44
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