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[Minnesota] Good news, bad news: Fewer kids smoking, but still too many taking up the habit

the Minnesota Student Survey today. The Survey shows that fewer kids are smoking, but also that they are using flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes at alarming rates.
PR Newswire
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12
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[Minnesota] Judge who oversaw state tobacco trial dies at age 80

Tobacco industry lawyers said they settled because they had gotten so many adverse rulings from Fitzpatrick that a fair trial was impossible. The judge also came under fire for secretly videotaping part of the trial and for taking part in a private, post
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 11, 2016 14:40
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[Minnesota] Obituary: Kenneth Fitzpatrick, judge who ruled in landmark cigarette industry case, dies at 80

The Minnesota tobacco trial was Fitzpatrick’s “swan song,” Dan Fitzpatrick said. The case was eventually settled for $7 billion. Davies said it “took a great personal toll” on Fitzpatrick. After the trial, he left the profession and moved to Tennessee,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) thanks outgoing Board Members

recognized the service of three longtime Board Members whose terms have come to an end. During their time on the Board, Joy Rikala, Thomas Weaver and Daniel Johnson have all played multiple roles, serving as Board officers and guiding various committees.
PR Newswire
added Sep 21, 2016 21:46
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[Minnesota] U study: Nicotine-based insecticides inhibit bee reproduction

Queen bees exposed to nicotine-based insecticides become less active and lay fewer eggs, a University of Minnesota study released Friday shows. It's an important finding in the growing understanding of why bee populations are in decline, and it comes as
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Aug 30, 2016 02:15
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[Minnesota] New Study Tests Effectiveness of Public Housing Smoking Ban

The new study involved surveying Minnesota public housing residents before and after their facilities enacted smoking bans. Respondents provided demographic information as well as smoking status and their daily exposure to secondhand smoke. Ultimately, 1
HCPLive.com (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Minnesota] Ellendale's city parks go tobacco-free

The policy took effect immediately after the July meeting... Perhaps the biggest selling point for those on the council was how many young people came to meetings expressing their full support, Kibler said. “There was no pushback at all, no negative impa
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Aug 25, 2016 03:00
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[Minnesota] Going Smoke-Free Cut Secondhand Smoke in Public Housing

The implementation of smoke-free policies in public housing was associated with a 20% reduction in indoor secondhand-smoke exposure to nonsmokers in a study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 19, 2016 19:36
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48
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