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[Minnesota] All HRA properties are now smoke-free!

today marks the first day that all HRA-owned properties are smoke-free. This was an important step for us, not just to provide a healthy environment for all our residents, but also to preserve and protect taxpayer investments in our properties. Units that
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 15:25

[Minnesota] SMITH: Rice County Fair Board makes right call in designating smoking areas

We see this new policy as a win-win situation for smokers and non-smokers alike. If somebody wants to smoke, they simply have to find a designated area, which fair officials say will be numerous and easy to locate. The Rice County Fair should be an event
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Jun 1, 2016 19:56

[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax Break

Minnesota’s largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill. ClearWay Minnesota, a coa
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 25, 2016 06:52

Health Care Leaders: Tax Bill Helps Tobacco Industry, Hurts Minnesota Youth

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the tax bill containing more than $35 million in tax breaks for the tobacco industry over the next three years.
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2016 01:42

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

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

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

[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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