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[Minnesota] West metro news briefs: Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park approve tobacco restrictions

The St. Louis Park and Robbinsdale city councils gave final approval last week to tobacco restrictions, extending the wave of new smoking regulations across the western suburbs. In St. Louis Park, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban flavore
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Minnesota] Downtown Stillwater specialty cigar shop proposal denied

Tobacco shops are not permitted in the Central Business District. Scott Sodergren of Osceola, Wis., and his son Luke Sodergren of Hastings, had asked the city to allow specialty tobacco shops in the district, arguing they were high-end establishments, ak
Stillwater (MN) Gazette
added Dec 9, 2017 19:13
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[Minnesota] Robbinsdale latest to restrict sales of flavored tobacco products

The Robbinsdale City Council on Tuesday voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to people 18 and older and allow sales of such products to shops only where tobacco accounts for 90 percent of sales.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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MINNESOTA’S BILL TO TREAT CHRONIC ILLNESS WILL TOP $18 BILLION BY 2023

projects that chronic medical illness treatment costs will jump by nearly 35 percent ... The cost to treat Minnesotans with smoking exposure will rise 19.2 percent to $237.3 million
Twin Cities Business
added Dec 6, 2017 23:42
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco's Omissions in New Ad Campaign

The new coalition website, BigTobaccoLied.com... "Judge Kessler was very clear in her ruling against the tobacco industry, and with this ad campaign we want Minnesotans to understand the full scope of Big Tobacco's negative impact on our state,"
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 17:51
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[Minnesota] Public housing complexes to go smoke-free

Implementing smoke-free policies across the country in subsidized housing will save approximately $521 million per year, including $341 million in secondhand smoke-related health care expenditures, $108 million in renovation expenses and $72 million in s
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Dec 3, 2017 19:15
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[Minnesota] Dakota County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year

the Dakota County Community Development Agency, which manages the 80-unit Colleen Loney Manor and 243 other federally funded public housing units across the county, is taking the smoking ban another step. Last month, the CDA notified its residents that sm
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Dec 1, 2017 15:39
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[Minnesota] Starting July, the Plymouth tobacco sales age will be 21

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Plymouth City Council voted 4-3 to amend its city code concerning tobacco and related products. The change reflects the growing national campaign: Tobacco 21. Voting in favor were councilors Judy Johnson, Ned Carroll, Jim Willis
Lakeshore (MN) Weekly News
added Dec 1, 2017 15:29
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[Minnesota] Tired of Waiting for the Feds, Local Groups Target Menthol Cigarettes

cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the latest, voting this
FairWarning
added Dec 11, 2017 12:17
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[Minnesota] Plymouth Prioritizes the Health of Kids Over Big Tobacco Profits / City Council votes to raise minimum tobacco sale age to 21

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of more than 50 organizations working to reduce youth tobacco use, thanks the Plymouth City Council for voting tonight to put kids above tobacco industry profits by raising the minimum tobacco sale age
PR Newswire
added Nov 30, 2017 21:45
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