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Minnesota Legislators Introduce Bill to Support Statewide Quit-Smoking Services

introduced a bill to support statewide quit-smoking services. The proposal dedicates a fraction of ongoing tobacco settlement payments – which totaled $168 million in 2017 – to tobacco cessation services. An estimated 580,000 Minnesota adults still smoke
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2018 15:01
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[Minnesota] Survey shows youth tobacco use up for first time in 17 years

A new survey shows for the first time since 2000, overall youth tobacco use has increased in Minnesota with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. The rapid uptake of e-cigarettes and o
Redwood Falls (MN) Gazette
added Mar 11, 2018 21:42
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[Minnesota] YOUTH TOBACCO USE RISES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

overall youth tobacco use has increased in the state with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. Simultaneously, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low, with less than 10 per
Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22
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[Minnesota] Survey shows rise in youth tobacco use

For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to the survey of more than 4,000 middle-school and high-school students. Findings show more than 26 percent of high school students use tobacco products, up 7 perce
Austin (MN) Daily Herald
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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[Minnesota] Led by e-cigs, MN youth tobacco use rises for first time since 2000

The embrace of e-cigarettes and vaping by Minnesota youth is reversing the state's long-term trend of declining teen tobacco use, the Minnesota Health Department said Thursday. Minnesota youth tobacco use is rising for the first time in 17 years, with 2
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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Teen vaping fuels rise in Minnesota youth tobacco use

Teen use of e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in Minnesota in the last three years, driving the state’s first increase in overall youth tobacco use in two decades, the Department of Health reported Thursday. While the number of teens smoking conv
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 15, 2018 23:26
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[Minnesota] Owner Of Tobacco Businesses Files Federal Lawsuit Against FDA ($$)

A woman who owns several tobacco shops and businesses filed suit on Jan. 30 in a Minnesota federal court against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, claiming that the agency’s deeming rule violates free speech (Jen Hoban, et al. v. Food and Drug Admini
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2018 22:12
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[Minnesota] State Survey Shows Disturbing Rise in Youth Tobacco Use

Youth tobacco use increased for the first time in 17 years, due to easy access to e-cigarettes, aggressive tobacco industry marketing and kid-friendly flavors...For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to th
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2018 20:41
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[Minnesota] Duluth votes to restrict flavored tobacco sales; Mankato votes down proposal to raise minimum age

Duluth has become the latest city to restrict the sale of menthol and other flavored tobacco products to adult-only tobacco shops. With its 7 to 2 vote, the City Council on Monday passed the ordinance that will limit sales to six adult-only tobacco stor
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00
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Greater Minnesota Takes Action to Put Kids Above Tobacco Industry Profits

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of over 50 organizations working to reduce youth tobacco use, applauded the Duluth City Council for voting to protect youth from tobacco addiction. On Monday, the Council passed an ordinance restricting
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2018 00:54
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