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[Minnesota] QUAM: This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke

(#1) I'm sick of the government telling me what to do. (#2) Vaping is known to help smokers quit. But then let's start making a list of why it's probably a good idea to change it. (#1) Smoking-related illnesses kill a half a million Americans every year
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:54

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Shaw: It's a good call to raise the smoking age to 21

City councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham, Minn., are being urged to raise the smoking age to 21. I say--Go for it. For that matter, raise the smoking age in all of Minnesota and North Dakota to 21, to match the drinking age. It's about time. The
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 27, 2017 07:12

Tobacco 21 movement gathers momentum in Minnesota

The comments from Lang’s customers are two sides of the conversation about legislation that has been developing both within Minnesota and across the country. Edina became the first city in the state to join that conversation on May 2 when its City Counc
added Aug 25, 2017 21:00
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Minnesota briefs: Freeborn joins counties banning tobacco use

Freeborn County has joined a growing number of Minnesota counties that have gone tobacco-free, prohibiting smoking on county properties. The new ban in the southern Minnesota county took effect in July after it was approved unanimously by the County Boa
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Aug 19, 2017 21:10
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[Minnesota] Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 is part of a nationwide effort to prevent young people from getting hooked on tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Aug 11, 2017 02:09

[Minnesota] Mankato, North Mankato councilors differ on tobacco ordinance

A preview of the upcoming public hearings on raising the tobacco-purchase age to 21 was provided by the Mankato-North Mankato Intergovernmental Committee Tuesday night. "As far as I'm concerned we're doing social engineering," said North Mankato Council
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Aug 7, 2017 19:52

[Minnesota] Behind the push to restrict tobacco sales

The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 is part of a nationwide effort to prevent young people from getting hooked on tobacco. Although it's been tough sledding in Minnesota (the
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51

[Minnesota] Minneapolis Menthol Restriction Passes

Against the objection of local convenience-store retailers, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to restrict the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco to adults-only stores. In a vote of 10 to 2, council members passed an ordinance restricting the sale o
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 5, 2017 21:50

[Minnesota] Minneapolis to Big Tobacco: Enough is enough! Council acts to protect kids from lifetime of addiction to tobacco

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation...thanked the Minneapolis City Council today for restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products to adult-only stores, just like candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products. Menthol products are popular with young p
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 21:42

[Minnesota] Minneapolis strengthens law on flavored tobacco / Menthol sales now regulated like other flavored tobacco

City Council voted today to help protect young people’s health by restricting sales of all flavored tobacco products including menthol, mint and wintergreen to tobacco shops and off-sale liquor stores. The regulation on menthol, mint and wintergreen will
added Aug 4, 2017 21:34
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