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ClearWay Minnesota: Proposed Legislation Would Knock Tobacco out of the Park in Minnesota

"We applaud Representative Freiberg for working to make stadiums tobacco-free, especially for getting smokeless tobacco off the playing field," said David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer at ClearWay Minnesota. "Tobacco use in professional sports send
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 20:04
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Smokeless tobacco ban proposed for Minnesota stadiums

State Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley, introduced the legislation Monday morning. “I grew up watching the Twins, and it seems like the right time to stop seeing players with a wad of chew in their mouths,” Freiberg said Monday afternoon.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added May 16, 2016 20:00
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Honors Senator Kathy Sheran

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota’s leading health organizations, has honored Mankato Senator Kathy Sheran for her work to reduce tobacco’s harms for all state residents and save Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 8, 2016 14:53
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[Minnesota] Rental sites continue to go smoke free

Four Corners Partnership more than doubled its goal of helping 10 multi-unit housing buildings go smoke free last year, according to a recent annual report. The coalition of public health departments in Goodhue, Dodge, Rice and Steele counties assisted
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added May 6, 2016 17:52
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Minnesotans rally for policies that will create a smoke-free generation

Concerned citizens and youth advocates rallied at the Minnesota State Capitol May 3, promoting ways to reduce youth smoking and save kids from a lifetime of addiction to tobacco. "Today was a fantastic opportunity for youth to talk with their state lawma
PR Newswire
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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[Minnesota] Antiques & Collectibles: Market heating up for cigar boxes, tobacco tins

Looking for steals and deals in the collectible world? There's a market for cigar boxes and tobacco tins. Good, saleable finds are storage items — not only cigar boxes and tobacco tins, but bank boxes, mailboxes, coffee tins and anything else used for s
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added May 1, 2016 20:22
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[Minnesota] MEDIA ADVISORY: Youth advocates participating in smoke-free generation event at the Capitol

On Tuesday, May 3, concerned citizens and youth advocates from across the state will converge on the State Capitol to ask state legislators to commit to policies that protect Minnesota youth from tobacco. The Day at the Capitol is organized by Minnesotans
PR Newswire
added Apr 29, 2016 12:20
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[Minnesota] Evaluating an Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarette Consumption: Early Results (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Sales increases were driven by gains for Blu e-cigarettes, then owned by Lorillard, compared to sales decreases for NJOY products. Conclusions: In Minnesota, simultaneous tax increases on cigarettes and e- cigarettes were associated with a short-term sp
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33
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[Minnesota] how tax increases could impact e-cigarette sales

In 2010, Minnesota changed its definition of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, making the state an important case study into the question of how sales are impacted when taxes are increased on cigarettes and e-cigarettes at the same time. This is the first
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:33
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[Minnesota] Evaluating an Excise Tax on Electronic Cigarette Consumption: Early Results

Conclusions: In Minnesota, simultaneous tax increases on cigarettes and e-cigarettes were associated with a short-term spike in e-cigarette consumption at convenience stores, followed by a decline.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Apr 19, 2016 13:29
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