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[Minnesota] New smoke-free rule protects public housing

Minnesota is well positioned to offer smoke-free living to all public housing residents. Most of Minnesota’s public housing agencies already have some smoking restrictions for their buildings or grounds. Through the Statewide Health Improvement Program (
Hometown Focus (Virginia, MN)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:49

[Minnesota] Kandiyohi County adopts new smoke-free ordinance

treats e-cigarettes the same as conventional cigarettes and establishes a 25-foot smoke-free zone at the entrance to public buildings and places of work. The ordinance also bans sampling at retail smoking outlets. The County Board of Commissioners intro
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:28

Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco premieres November 13 on tpt's MN Channel

Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco features dozens of Minnesota American Indians telling their tobacco stories and discussing how tobacco traditions were corrupted by the commercial tobacco industry. Coproduced by ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the progra
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 17:38

[North Dakota] MOWERY: Optimists right, pessimists wrong about Minnesota tobacco tax

The future of their business relies on addicting our kids to their deadly products. Minnesota stood up to Big Tobacco, and now North Dakota can, too. Vote Yes on Measure 4. It will mean a healthier future for all North Dakotans.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03

[Minnesota] Secondhand Smoke Exposure 7 Years After an Indoor Smoke-Free Law.

SHS exposure continues after comprehensive smoke-free policies restricted it from public places. Disparities in exposure rates exist for those who live with a smoker, are young, and have low incomes. Findings suggest the need for additional policies that
American Journal of Health Promotion
added Nov 2, 2016 15:36

[Minnesota] where are people still breathing the most secondhand smoke?

To find out who faces the most exposure and where, a Truth Initiative® researcher joined collaborators to measure secondhand smoke exposure among people in Minnesota in 2014, seven years after the state enacted a comprehensive smoke-free law. Their find
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:35

[Minnesota] New smoke-free ordinance would regulate e-cigarettes

Kandiyohi County Board will hold a hearing this month on a proposed new ordinance that places countywide restrictions on tobacco use above and beyond what's already required by state statute. The hearing is set for 11:15 a.m. Nov. 15 in the board room at
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:13

[Minnesota] Good news, bad news: Fewer kids smoking, but still too many taking up the habit

the Minnesota Student Survey today. The Survey shows that fewer kids are smoking, but also that they are using flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes at alarming rates.
PR Newswire
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12

[Minnesota] Judge who oversaw state tobacco trial dies at age 80

Tobacco industry lawyers said they settled because they had gotten so many adverse rulings from Fitzpatrick that a fair trial was impossible. The judge also came under fire for secretly videotaping part of the trial and for taking part in a private, post
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 11, 2016 14:40

[Minnesota] Obituary: Kenneth Fitzpatrick, judge who ruled in landmark cigarette industry case, dies at 80

The Minnesota tobacco trial was Fitzpatrick’s “swan song,” Dan Fitzpatrick said. The case was eventually settled for $7 billion. Davies said it “took a great personal toll” on Fitzpatrick. After the trial, he left the profession and moved to Tennessee,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26
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