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[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Young adults know smoking is bad for them, whether they’re 18 or 21 years old

Young people are starting to learn that vaping is plenty unhealthy, too. We live in an anti-smoking culture already. This legislation, when factoring in the degree of its positive impact, seems like unnecessary piling on.
Crookston (MN) Times
added Mar 13, 2018 17:17

[Minnesota] Survey shows youth tobacco use up for first time in 17 years

A new survey shows for the first time since 2000, overall youth tobacco use has increased in Minnesota with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. The rapid uptake of e-cigarettes and o
Redwood Falls (MN) Gazette
added Mar 11, 2018 21:42
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[Minnesota] Ban tobacco-buying for all under 21? A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 10, 2018 23:39

Minnesota bill would raise smoking age to 21 statewide

A small but bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday proposed increasing the statewide age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, after several Minnesota cities independently raised the smoking age in the last year. Five Minnesota cities have increase
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2018 23:22

[Minnesota] Lawmakers want say in 3M settlement dollars

Republican lawmakers on Monday questioned the structure of a multimillion-dollar settlement between the state of Minnesota and 3M Co.... "One of the things I wanted to avoid was a tobacco-like problem. The money was settled in the tobacco case, but the
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2018 18:29

Minnesota Legislators Introduce Bill to Support Statewide Quit-Smoking Services

introduced a bill to support statewide quit-smoking services. The proposal dedicates a fraction of ongoing tobacco settlement payments – which totaled $168 million in 2017 – to tobacco cessation services. An estimated 580,000 Minnesota adults still smoke
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2018 15:01


overall youth tobacco use has increased in the state with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. Simultaneously, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low, with less than 10 per
Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22

[Minnesota] Survey shows rise in youth tobacco use

For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to the survey of more than 4,000 middle-school and high-school students. Findings show more than 26 percent of high school students use tobacco products, up 7 perce
Austin (MN) Daily Herald
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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[Minnesota] Tobacco 21 ordinance goes down in flames; Mankato defeat also nullifies North Mankato's ordinance

The Mankato City Council snuffed out a move to raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21 in a 4-3 vote Monday night despite impassioned pleas by dozens of local residents, health care professionals and local legislators. The decision effectively nullifies
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24

[Minnesota] Led by e-cigs, MN youth tobacco use rises for first time since 2000

The embrace of e-cigarettes and vaping by Minnesota youth is reversing the state's long-term trend of declining teen tobacco use, the Minnesota Health Department said Thursday. Minnesota youth tobacco use is rising for the first time in 17 years, with 2
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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