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[Minnesota] Effect of smokeless tobacco laws still uncertain for baseball

How this trend will impact the sport this season and in coming years has become an intriguing topic. “It’s just one of those things we’re going to have to see how it unfolds in the cities that are initiating this thing,” Molitor said. The topic was amo
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 11, 2016 23:41
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[Minnesota, New Jersey] Regulation Nation: Tobacco / Three local measures (and one national) that could affect U.S. tobacco retailers in 2016

Why You Should Care: The vaping segment is already plagued by mixed messages, partially because of the CDC’s ads targeting e-cigs (which launched last March). More cities and states following Chicago’s lead could result in further consumer confusion—not
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 8, 2016 22:13
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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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[Minnesota] Feasibility of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems in Surgical Patients.

Smoking in the perioperative period increases patients' risk for surgical complications and healing difficulties...These pilot data suggest that ENDS use is feasible and well-accepted in surgical patients, and worthy of exploration as a harm reduction str
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits $4 Million to Advance Health Equity

Funding from the Center for Prevention will help address health disparities associated with tobacco use and support the inclusion of health perspectives in decisions made within other sectors.
PR Newswire
added Feb 4, 2016 19:47
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[Minnesota] Glyndon passes tough e-cigarette laws

Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in the area, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect Monday, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, hous
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 25, 2016 22:05
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Minnesota town passes tough e-cig laws: Glyndon part of shift in momentum anti-tobacco activists hope will trigger new state law

It’s part of a statewide effort to prevent the tobacco industry from creating a new generation of nicotine addicts, said Jason McCoy, the tobacco prevention coordinator for Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties. The state Legislature has taken som
Worthington (MN) Daily Globe
added Jan 25, 2016 13:00
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[Minnesota] A $2 million lifetime habit?

In Minnesota, for example, a recent WalletHub study put the lifetime cost of smoking at nearly $2 million. Obviously, that includes a lot more than the $2,852 a year you spend on a pack a day bought in-state. There are also health care expenditures, in
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Jan 24, 2016 15:35
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Twin Cities man must repay Minnesota $3 million for selling illegal tobacco products

A Twin Cities man has been sentenced to almost five years in prison and must pay restitution to the state of Minnesota of more than $3 million for bringing contraband smokeless tobacco products into Minnesota and reselling them, it was announced Friday.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Flavored-tobacco ban should be widened beyond Minneapolis, St. Paul

An even better move would be to consider raising to 21 the legal age for tobacco purchase. New York City and Cleveland have already done so, and Boston will follow suit next month. That age limit will include e-cigarettes, an increasingly popular product
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 11, 2016 18:27
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