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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
Mar 16, 2018 Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposal in Minnesota to increase the smoking age to 21.
Mar 14, 2018 Heartland Institute
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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'
Mar 14, 2018 Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
[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.
Mar 13, 2018 Crookston (MN) Times
added Mar 13, 2018 17:17
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
Mar 1, 2018 Redwood Falls (MN) Gazette
added Mar 11, 2018 21:42
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.
Mar 9, 2018 Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 10, 2018 23:39
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
Mar 8, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2018 23:22
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
Mar 5, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2018 18:29
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
Mar 5, 2018 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
Feb 25, 2018 Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22