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[Minnesota] Tobacco 21 ordinance goes down in flames; Mankato defeat also nullifies North Mankato's ordinance

The Mankato City Council snuffed out a move to raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21 in a 4-3 vote Monday night despite impassioned pleas by dozens of local residents, health care professionals and local legislators. The decision effectively nullifies
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Minnesota] FLOHRS: Statewide View: Proposal would devastate convenience stores, city's bottom line

The Duluth City Council is considering a proposal to ban convenience stores from selling flavored tobacco products to adults (such products are already off-limits to minors, of course). Quizzically, city officials say the ban is not meant to deny adults
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[Minnesota] Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products

An ordinance proposed by At Large councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich would confine the sale of flavor-infused tobacco products in Duluth to adults-only smoke shops that derive 90 percent or more of their revenues from tobacco and tobacco-related it
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Feb 13, 2018 16:55
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[Minnesota] Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products

Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products can be sold. An ordinance proposed by At Large councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich would confine th
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 12, 2018 06:40
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[Minnesota] Web Notebook: Tobacco 21 smokin' online

After months of debate and discussion, the North Mankato City Council approved the so-called Tobacco 21 policy 3-1 during a public meeting Monday. Only Councilman Billy Steiner opposed the ordinance. Council member Jim Whitlock was absent but sent a lett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 10, 2018 02:42
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[Minnesota] North Mankato passes Tobacco 21

The council approved the so-called Tobacco 21 policy 3-1 during a public meeting Monday night. Only Councilman Billy Steiner opposed the ordinance. Council member Jim Whitlock was absent, but sent a letter of support as he was undergoing cancer treatment
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:44
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[Minnesota] North Mankato first outside metro to ban under-21 tobacco sales

The city of North Mankato has banned the sale of tobacco to people under age 21. The community is the 5th in Minnesota to do so, and the first outside the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:43
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY III: Big tobacco is finally forced to tell the truth

as a veteran of the tobacco trials of the 1990s, I know how hard they can fight...Health advocates including the Association for Nonsmokers Minnesota, ClearWay... have launched their own campaign to “correct the corrective statements.” The health coaliti
MinnPost.com
added Feb 5, 2018 19:31
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[Minnesota] Golden retrievers take part in study to fight cancer

enrolled their dogs into a national study, Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study...the study is getting closer to learning more about the connection with the dogs and cancer....6 percent of study dogs are exposed to secondhand smoke
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 13:38
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[District of Columbia, Minnesota, Texas] Vape shops sue to block U.S. regulation covering e-cigarettes

A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator to treat e-cigarettes and similar devices like cigarettes...The vape shops, represen
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:16
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