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[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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American Lung Association’s View: Once considered radical, smoke-free means healthier Minnesota

Ten years after the Freedom to Breathe Act became law in Minnesota, it's hard to believe the idea of smoke-free workplaces was ever considered controversial. Today, Minnesota is full of children who have never known and who never will know what it is lik
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Oct 2, 2017 13:52
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[Minnesota] Flashback Friday: Indoor Smoking Ban Took Effect 10 Years Ago

Essentially making going out for dinner, or spending an evening at the tavern, a smoke-free experience for patrons, unless they venture outside. "It's such a significant health reform," said Sheran, the former DFL state senator from Mankato who helped le
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) welcomes new Board Members, officers Outgoing Board Members also recognized for service

"These new members are bringing fresh perspective to this Board," said Board Chair Bob Boerschel. "I am sure their contributions to our organization will be extremely valuable as we work to achieve our legacy and improve health throughout Minnesota."
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:44
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[Minnesota] City regulators throw out new vape age limit ban

The local council of a Minnesota city have blocked the latest attempt to raise the purchase age for vapour products, as well as tobacco, to 21. Lawmakers in Detroit Lakes dismissed a bill that would have enacted the spreading “Tobacco 21” rules in the ci
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:39
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[Minnesota] Change is not gonna come... at least not yet: DL City Council opts not to give first reading to Tobacco 21 ordinance

After almost two hours of testimony on Tuesday night, some of it quite emotional, the Detroit Lakes City Council opted to take no action on a proposed ordinance to raise the tobacco sales age to 21 within city limits — though the vote was not unanimous
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:39
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[Minnesota] WESTRA: Opinion: Menthol, Politics and a Lack of Control

At our core, we at CSP are journalists, and we seek to present a balanced story that offers a complete look at the landscape... But what permeated everything was an overwhelming lack of control in the face of opponents who do not care about building a bet
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Minnesota] VERIFY: Secondhand smoke in e-vapor vs. cigarettes

"We can say that most likely e-cigarette aerosol is less harmful than cigarette smoke because it contains much fewer toxicants and those that are present usually are much lower levels," she said. But because vaping products are relatively new, it is dif
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:21
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