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[Minnesota] Outpouring of support dominates Tobacco 21 hearing

More than 40 people went to a North Mankato City Council meeting Tuesday to support a North Mankato ordinance to raise the tobacco-selling age to 21. They had doctors. They had medical experts. They had retired nurses, college students and even middle-sc
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco 21: Public health is a public concern

Apparently there is some indecision among Mankato and North Mankato city council members... The research is clear. Raising the age to buy tobacco reduces youth smoking and prevents some young people from ever starting a habit that can cost them their hea
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 11, 2018 02:14
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Increase legal age to buy tobacco products to 21

We salute the efforts by the four metro cities but believe now is the time to expand the effort to the state level. We encourage the Legislature to hold hearings on this important health issue and pass a law changing the age from 18 to 21 years. Californ
ECM Publishers
added Jan 11, 2018 02:13
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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park moved to ban flavored tobacco, raise minimum age in 2017

The St. Louis Park City Council sought to snuff out smoking by teens and young adults in the city, voting in 2017 to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 and to ban flavored tobacco products later this year. “They are now the first city in the sta
ECM Publishers
added Jan 8, 2018 15:46
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American Indians in Minnesota reclaiming traditional tobacco

Minnesota’s nearly 60,000 American Indians have the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the state, according to health data. As a result, the 11 sovereign tribes are implementing more rules about commercial tobacco and encouraging the use of tra
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 17:50
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[Minnesota] Local advocates want to take Tobacco 21 fight to state

Despite the discouragement, Jett — along with state and national advocacy groups — are working to bring the movement to the state level. Their effort got a boost Monday when St. Cloud City Council passed a measure recommending the Legislature raise the
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Dec 22, 2017 01:35
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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park finalizes ban on flavored tobacco products ($$)

Council members passed around an array of flavored tobacco products during a March 6 conversation on regulating them. (Sun Sailor photo by Seth Rowe) Beginning in May, flavored tobacco will be illegal to sell at St. Louis Park retail shops.
ECM Publishers
added Dec 16, 2017 20:21
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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50
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Haberman Wins AOR Duties for ClearWay Minnesota, Launches ‘Big Tobacco Lied’ Campaign

ClearWay Minnesota, “an independent nonprofit organization that improves the health of all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,” has named Haberman as its agency of record.
Ad Week
added Dec 13, 2017 04:25
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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 12, 2017 01:05
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