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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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[Minnesota] Single tobacco sale can yield multiple violations - HHS appeals board

A Minnesota convenience store is on the hook for multiple violations of federal tobacco law for a single sale of cigarettes to a minor, a U.S. agency appeals board has ruled. In an order issued June 30 but announced on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2016 16:16
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[Minnesota] FINAL DECISION ON REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE DECISION (PDF)

we conclude that the ALJ’s rationale for finding only one violation and reducing the CMP to $0 is legally erroneous. We conclude that CTP’s determination to impose the original CMP is supported by a reasonable and permissible published interpretation of t
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Aug 10, 2016 19:57
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[Minnesota] ARCHIVE: JUDGE SIDES WITH RETAILERS ON TOBACCO VIOLATIONS

NACS and retail member Orton Motor Co. launched a legal challenge in December 2015 to some of the practices the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has engaged in to enforce its tobacco regulations. This week, Administrat
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 10, 2016 19:57
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[Minnesota] Eh?: Ecumen campus goes smoke-free

The Ecumen Lakeshore retirement community in Duluth implemented a new smoke-free campus policy on Monday for residents, medical rehabilitation patients, staff members and visitors. “It was time we put a policy like this into effect,” said Jena Evans, co
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Retirement home deemed smoke free environment

Seniors Citizens living at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth can now breathe in fresh air. The milestone is all thanks to a new smoke-free campus policy. 83-year-old Joanne Bryant doesn't look back after quitting smoking 25 years ago. " I was born practically w
KDLH NewsChannel 3 (Northland's News Center, Duluth, MN)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Minnesota] Twin Cities Advocates Call Out Menthol Tobacco In New Video

According to the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR), the video is in response to studies that show tobacco products with menthol flavoring make it easier for first-time users to start and harder to stop smoking. Among those most affected by men
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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