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A tale of two cities: exploring the retail impact of flavoured tobacco restrictions in the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Policies that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco to adult-only tobacco shops are associated with decreased availability of flavoured tobacco in convenience and grocery stores and increased proportion of tobacco inventory that is unflavoured.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:58
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[Minnesota] Damon Albarn Declined A Prince Collaboration Because He Couldn't Smoke In The Studio

“I was having a drink and a fag. I don’t actually smoke anymore, knocked that one on the head, but if you can’t be who you are… If I’ve invited someone to my studio, they’re my guest, and there aren’t any conditions like that,” Albarn tells Smart. “It’s
Stereogum.com
added Jun 4, 2018 20:48
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[Minnesota] Duluth ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in Friday

More than 80 local retailers will wind down sales of menthol cigarettes this week, as new restrictions on flavored tobacco products in Duluth take effect Friday. Starting June 1, adults-only smoke shops will be the sole retailers allowed to sell such pr
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 28, 2018 14:31
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[Minnesota] Raising tobacco age to 21 gaining steam in east metro

Falcon Heights and Shoreview adopted raising the age to buy tobacco to 21 earlier this month. Roseville is holding a public hearing about it in June. Maplewood city officials have casually discussed the idea at a council meeting. Shoreview was the first
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added May 28, 2018 13:50
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis votes to raise tobacco-buying age to 21 / The City Council vote was unanimous.

The city ordinance to restrict tobacco sales, including vaping products, to those who can legally buy alcohol goes into effect Oct. 1. Minneapolis is joining seven other Minnesota cities and 300 nationwide that have raised the tobacco-buying age in an ef
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 27, 2018 14:52
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis raises age for buying tobacco to 21

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. Mayor Jacob Frey signed the ordinance, which takes effect Oct. 1. Supporters of the new law say a majority of adult smokers started the hab
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2018 14:50
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[Minnesota] BRAUN: Smoke-free housing helps everyone, regardless of income

On March 27, the Richfield City Council passed a resolution to endorse smoke-free housing within the city. This is a great step toward improving rental housing living spaces so that they are healthy places to live for all, no matter one’s income or soci
ECM Publishers
added May 25, 2018 22:04
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[Minnesota] Polk County Wellness Coalition - Latest Youth Tobacco Survey data is troubling

Why is this when traditional cigarette smoking is on the decline? Youth reported significantly higher access and use of e-cigarettes. As of 2017, over 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products – up 7 percent from 2014. According t
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Minneapolis should ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Minneapolis will have a chance to do the right thing on a critical public health issue when City Council members vote on a proposed ordinance that would ban sales of tobacco and related products to those under 21. It’s no secret that smoking and secondh
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 17, 2018 16:55
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[Minnesota] TANICK: Is it legal to bar tobacco sales to those under 21?

Minneapolis looks poised to join the trend, but recent lawsuits challenging age restrictions on another matter — gun sales — are worth noting.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 16, 2018 21:37
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