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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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[Minnesota] BROCK: Tobacco marketing has morphed, but it still cleverly targets young people

cities like Minneapolis and St. Paul recently passed policies that restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adult-only tobacco shops. Yet tobacco use remains the No. 1 preventable cause of death. Clearly tobacco industry marketing is successful.
MinnPost.com
added Apr 13, 2016 14:59
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Applauds Tobacco 21 Policies

supports the national Tobacco 21 movement and encourages Minnesota to look for ways to move forward on raising the purchase age to 21 to prevent addiction and future health problems. Youth tobacco use is still a problem in Minnesota. More than 55,000 mid
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
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[Minnesota] Ballot proposal would raise taxes on electronic cigarettes in North Dakota

Nelson worries that a proposed tax in North Dakota will harm her business and present an obstacle for those looking to stop smoking. "I don't think it's fair to boost the tax on something that's actually helping them," she said.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Mar 27, 2016 00:31
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[Minnesota] Lincoln Park kicks butts

A "Kick Butts" (as in cigarette butts) Day celebration, hosted by the Lincoln Park Children and Families Collaborative and Fond du Lac Community Health Services focused on educating the public on the dangers of commercial tobacco.
Duluth (MN) Budgeteer
added Mar 18, 2016 22:50
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) funds new research grants

a study simulating the effect of policies restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products ... a study to examine use of menthol-flavored e-cigarettes...a study on policies regarding commercial tobacco marketing on American Indian reservations
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2016 20:31
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[Minnesota] Changes made to city tobacco ordinance

Two changes have been made to the city of Coon Rapids’ tobacco ordinance. The Coon Rapids City Council March 2 adopted the ordinance which adds language to include electronic delivery devices and a new manager provision.
ABC Newspapers (Coon Rapids, MN)
added Mar 14, 2016 18:23
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