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[Minnesota] Community partners take on menthol tobacco marketing to local African Americans

Menthol cigarettes are having a disproportionate negative impact on the health of the Twin Cities African American community. Yet new evidence suggests that many among this population don’t realize the harmful effects that menthol is having on them. A n
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29

[Minnesota] Tobacco farms in Meeker County? Who knew?

Find out more about this Minnesota product when the Meeker County Historical Society presents “Tobacco Farming in Meeker County,” with the introduction by Butch Schulte and the presentation by Dan Ruprecht. It will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added Feb 13, 2017 15:07

Tobacco industry looks for political wins in Minnesota, usually unfriendly turf

From neighborhood meetings like the Sharpton visit, to the halls of the State Capitol and the powerful House Taxes Committee, the tobacco industry is still finding ways to exert political influence in a state long viewed as hostile to its interests. By
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 13, 2017 03:58

Report: Smoking cost Minnesotans $3.19 billion in 2014

Smoking rates and smoking-related illnesses are highest among low-income individuals, according to a new Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota study.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Feb 8, 2017 16:27

[Minnesota] Frank A. Bures: Effects of E-Cigarettes

The warning from the study is that e-cig use is growing greatly among young people, and just may foster not only more nicotine dependence but smoking as well. In an L.A. county study last year of over 3,000 public school students, those using e-cigs at t
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:36

New report shows smoking costs Minnesota $3 billion each year

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 organizations working to prevent youth smoking in our state, responded to a new report called "Health Care Costs and Smoking in Minnesota," released by coalition co-chair Blue Cross and Blue Shiel
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2017 18:59

Smoking Claims More Than 6,000 Lives, Costs Minnesota Over $3 Billion Annually

New report, commissioned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, reveals health and economic impacts of smoking; highlights need to reduce burden of tobacco-related health inequities
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2017 17:00

New Ad Campaign Urges Minnesotans: "Stop the Start" of Smoking

The modern tobacco industry's use of social media, coupons, concert promotions and other tactics aimed at youth are explored in a new television ad, called "Cowboy Pop Star." Another new spot, "Train," highlights why tobacco companies work to attract new
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2017 12:57

Cigarette Smuggling Is On The Rise In Minnesota

More than one in three cigarettes smoked in Minnesota in 2014 were trafficked into the state from other lower-taxed environs, the Tax Foundation said in its report published Tuesday. When the Washington D.C.-based think tank began its cigarette smuggli
Twin Cities Business
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51

Bill To Lower Cigar Tax Passes Minnesota House Committee

It’s a big change for tobacco legislation in Minnesota. For years, the state legislature has been significantly raising taxes on tobacco in Minnesota, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and small cigars. But several years ago, it passed a big tax on
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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