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[Minnesota] Taking cue from Edina, others in state want tobacco age raised to 21

A community health manager in northwestern Minnesota wrote last week in a letter to the editor that what Edina and more than 200 other communities around the country have done "will help prevent more kids from being addicted to tobacco products." Karen
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 14, 2017 19:57
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Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

The Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of nicotine
Janesville (MN) Argus
added May 14, 2017 19:54
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[Illinois] Two men admit smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony charges. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Bridgeview, Ill., admitted Wednesday in Washington County District Cour
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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Minnesota Department of Health reissues nicotine advisory, e-cigarette use among teens is double that of cigarettes

reissued its nicotine health advisory to inform parents and health care providers of health dangers associated with nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. The 2016 Minnesota Student Survey found that e-cigarette use among 11th graders is now m
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added May 11, 2017 14:54
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[Minnesota] Hutchinson's tobacco discussions scrapped, for now

Future discussions about raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 in Hutchinson were scuttled Tuesday when the Hutchinson City Council decided to not conduct a workshop on the issue. Council Members John Lofdahl and Steve Cook were outvoted 3-2 a
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

Today, the Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of n
Minnesota Department of Health
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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[Minnesota] Tobacco products now banned from Minneapolis parks

The new rules that went in effect Monday prohibit all tobacco products, including cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The only exception allows for tobacco use for traditional American Indian practices.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 9, 2017 13:50
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[Minnesota] All Tobacco Use Now Prohibited In Minneapolis’ Parks

Starting Monday, all tobacco use is now banned from parks in Minneapolis. That includes e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The new policy means the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MSRB) will join 30 other metro park systems in becoming completely
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Minnesota] Smoking policy update scrutinized

The suggestion of expanding Sherburne County Government Center’s status as a tobacco-free facility to include a tobacco-free grounds at a May 2 work session went nowhere in a hurry. Two commissioners expressed opposition and third not in attendance migh
Elk River (MN) Star News
added May 7, 2017 20:26
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Duluth, state can follow Edina's lead on tobacco

After being a state leader in helping smokers quit, or never start, Duluth found itself standing by and watching this week as Edina, a suburb southwest of Minneapolis, became the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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