Headlines Tagged with Minnesota — 5,557 headlines found
Minnesota sued the $7 billion tobacco company that acquired the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands from the merger of R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard, claiming it is not making multimillion-dollar annual payments required by a settlement agreement. Min
Mar 26, 2018 Courthouse News
added Mar 26, 2018 15:51
Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved a bill Thursday and re-referred it to the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee. Rep. Dario An
Mar 25, 2018 Northfield (MN) News
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
Calling a statewide push to prohibit stores from selling tobacco products to people younger than 21 "critical," area students and health experts joined hundreds of like-minded people at the Capitol Thursday to urge the Minnesota Legislature to pass a Toba
Mar 23, 2018 Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 23, 2018 15:29
Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The
Mar 16, 2018 Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposal in Minnesota to increase the smoking age to 21.
Mar 14, 2018 Heartland Institute
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
North Mankato City Council member Diane Norland plans to fight for North Mankato's recent policy to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. Norland has included a motion in next week's meeting to formally move forward with enforcing the city'
Mar 14, 2018 Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Young adults know smoking is bad for them, whether they’re 18 or 21 years old
Young people are starting to learn that vaping is plenty unhealthy, too. We live in an anti-smoking culture already. This legislation, when factoring in the degree of its positive impact, seems like unnecessary piling on.
Mar 13, 2018 Crookston (MN) Times
added Mar 13, 2018 17:17
A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes.
Mar 9, 2018 Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 10, 2018 23:39
A small but bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday proposed increasing the statewide age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, after several Minnesota cities independently raised the smoking age in the last year. Five Minnesota cities have increase
Mar 8, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2018 23:22
Republican lawmakers on Monday questioned the structure of a multimillion-dollar settlement between the state of Minnesota and 3M Co.... "One of the things I wanted to avoid was a tobacco-like problem. The money was settled in the tobacco case, but the
Mar 5, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2018 18:29