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[Minnesota] Analysis: Yanez said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life

But officers’ claims of safety concerns about marijuana are difficult to reconcile with what researchers know about the effects of marijuana use.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 22, 2017 20:33
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[Minnesota] Killer cop says Philando Castile’s ‘audacity to smoke marijuana’ in front of a child made him fear for his life

Yanez told investigators a day after the fatal July 6 shooting that he was “hit with a odor of burning marijuana” after he pulled over Castile, his girlfriend and her then-four-year-old daughter — an alleged smell he used in justifying why he’d put seven
New York Daily News
added Jun 21, 2017 16:56
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[Minnesota] Fear of secondhand pot smoke also made cop kill Philando Castile

new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot smoke on the 4-year-old in the back seat of the vehicle.
Rolling Out - Digital Urban Voice
added Jun 21, 2017 16:54
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[California, Minnesota] Menthol-Ban Efforts Ripple

To the misfortune of convenience-store retailers, the prospect of a ban on menthol cigarettes seems to be catching fire, re-emerging in the San Francisco area earlier this month and surfacing now in Minneapolis.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 21, 2017 20:09
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council looks to restrict menthol tobacco

Bender introduced a proposal on Friday to add menthol or mint flavored tobacco to the existing blacklist that keeps other child-enticing flavors, like bubblegum and cherry, off convenience store shelves. Twin Cities activists have been working to take do
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:26
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[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton fights to rescind GOP tax cuts on tobacco

is pointing to a new study by the Minnesota Department of Health that he believes bolsters his campaign to convince Republicans to rescind their recent tax cut on tobacco products, including cigarettes and premium cigars. The issue is at the heart of the
Timberjay newspapers (MN)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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EDITORIAL: A better way to reduce tobacco use in Minnesota

Raising taxes provides resources to combat the problem and cover some of the costs that tobacco causes. Some of the monies collected from increased taxes should be used to combat the problem by raising awareness and offset health care costs paid by taxpa
Marshall (MN) Independent
added Jun 14, 2017 22:35
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[Minnesota] Legislators sue Dayton for cutting their funding

Dayton wants lawmakers to agree to remove big tax breaks for tobacco products and wealthy estate owners. But Republicans called it a clearly unconstitutional act and vowed legal action.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2017 21:11
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco: Raising legal age to buy tobacco an easy call

Edina recently became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. It’s time the rest of the state does the same. The Edina ordinance applies to all tobacco related products, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jun 13, 2017 20:50
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[Minnesota] Mark Dayton: High tobacco taxes save lives

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday pressed the point: High tobacco taxes save lives. Surrounded by kids wearing bright yellow “Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation” T-shirts, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor disparaged the change in cigarette a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 16, 2017 21:42
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