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VIDEO: Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota

And it gets results. The parent company for Philip Morris tobacco spent $400,000 at the Capitol in 2017 while tobacco distributors spent $211,485 — a total of more than $611,485.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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VIDEO: Minnesota Files Lawsuit to Get Tobacco Company To Pay Up

A lawsuit has been filed against ITG Brands, a company that acquired big tobacco brands like Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick. The suit claims ITG "has not joined the state's tobacco settlement and payments are not being made on sales of the transferre
KSTP-TV 5 (Saint Paul, MN)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:20
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Minnesota Says Tobacco Company Is Balking at Payments

Minnesota sued the $7 billion tobacco company that acquired the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands from the merger of R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard, claiming it is not making multimillion-dollar annual payments required by a settlement agreement. Min
Courthouse News
added Mar 26, 2018 15:51
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[Minnesota] Bill to rescue smoking cessation program advances with bipartisan support

Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved a bill Thursday and re-referred it to the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee. Rep. Dario An
Northfield (MN) News
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
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[Minnesota] Sending a message: Students, health advocates push for T21 at Capitol

Calling a statewide push to prohibit stores from selling tobacco products to people younger than 21 "critical," area students and health experts joined hundreds of like-minded people at the Capitol Thursday to urge the Minnesota Legislature to pass a Toba
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 23, 2018 15:29
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[Minnesota] Proposal Would Raise MN Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The
Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: MINNESOTA SHOULD NOT INCREASE TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE TO 21

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposal in Minnesota to increase the smoking age to 21.
Heartland Institute
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Minnesota] Norland pushes to keep North Mankato's Tobacco 21 policy

North Mankato City Council member Diane Norland plans to fight for North Mankato's recent policy to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. Norland has included a motion in next week's meeting to formally move forward with enforcing the city'
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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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
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[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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