Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Minnesota 5,562 headlines found

1 View

[Minnesota] Legislators sue Dayton for cutting their funding

Dayton wants lawmakers to agree to remove big tax breaks for tobacco products and wealthy estate owners. But Republicans called it a clearly unconstitutional act and vowed legal action.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2017 21:11
1 View

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco: Raising legal age to buy tobacco an easy call

Edina recently became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. It’s time the rest of the state does the same. The Edina ordinance applies to all tobacco related products, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jun 13, 2017 20:50
4 Views

Bad news: E-cigarette use rises rapidly in Minnesota -

Alarmed by the growth of e-cigarette use among teens, the Minnesota Department of Health has reissued its health warnings on vaping for young people and pregnant women. The Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine health advisory to inform pa
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:35
6 Views

[Minnesota] Tobacco tax cuts at heart of Legislature’s legal dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday singled out new tax breaks for cigarettes and premium cigars as “terrible public policy” that GOP leaders should agree to remove. Dayton signed those tax breaks into law after lawmakers wrapped up an overtime session settled an
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2017 16:19
6 Views

[Minnesota] Public housing smoking policy opposition flares up

Olmsted County's Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board split Tuesday ..."I think when government starts intruding in your personal home and your behavior within your household, I have a problem with it," Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden said. "While I und
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 7, 2017 18:09
5 Views

[Minnesota] End of Session signals missed opportunity to help smokers and protect kids

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that both the House and Senate passed bills without funding a tobacco quitline, meaning Minnesota smokers may be left without prove
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2017 23:29
12 Views

[Minnesota] Tax bill: Tobacco industry wins, kids lose

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that legislators passed a tax bill containing massive tax cuts on premium cigars and other tax benefits for the tobacco industry.
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:36
3 Views

[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
6 Views

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
2 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines