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Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota received an A for smoke-free air but got an F for its tobacco taxes. The tax on a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota is 44 cents, the third lowest in the nation, the report said. Minnesota has the nation's seventh highest tax per pack at $3
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:43
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[Minnesota] E-cigarette users buoyed by federal report

A new federal report provides the strongest argument yet that e-cigarettes are simultaneously safer for adult smokers, but also gateway drugs that could turn teens to conventional cigarettes. But that doesn’t do much to sway Minnesotans such as Lee King
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 24, 2018 02:54
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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American Indians in Minnesota reclaiming traditional tobacco

Minnesota’s nearly 60,000 American Indians have the highest cancer and cancer mortality rates in the state, according to health data. As a result, the 11 sovereign tribes are implementing more rules about commercial tobacco and encouraging the use of tra
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 17:50
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[Minnesota] Outpouring of support dominates Tobacco 21 hearing

More than 40 people went to a North Mankato City Council meeting Tuesday to support a North Mankato ordinance to raise the tobacco-selling age to 21. They had doctors. They had medical experts. They had retired nurses, college students and even middle-sc
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco 21: Public health is a public concern

Apparently there is some indecision among Mankato and North Mankato city council members... The research is clear. Raising the age to buy tobacco reduces youth smoking and prevents some young people from ever starting a habit that can cost them their hea
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 11, 2018 02:14
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Increase legal age to buy tobacco products to 21

We salute the efforts by the four metro cities but believe now is the time to expand the effort to the state level. We encourage the Legislature to hold hearings on this important health issue and pass a law changing the age from 18 to 21 years. Californ
ECM Publishers
added Jan 11, 2018 02:13
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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park moved to ban flavored tobacco, raise minimum age in 2017

The St. Louis Park City Council sought to snuff out smoking by teens and young adults in the city, voting in 2017 to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 and to ban flavored tobacco products later this year. “They are now the first city in the sta
ECM Publishers
added Jan 8, 2018 15:46
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[Minnesota] Local advocates want to take Tobacco 21 fight to state

Despite the discouragement, Jett — along with state and national advocacy groups — are working to bring the movement to the state level. Their effort got a boost Monday when St. Cloud City Council passed a measure recommending the Legislature raise the
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Dec 22, 2017 01:35
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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park finalizes ban on flavored tobacco products ($$)

Council members passed around an array of flavored tobacco products during a March 6 conversation on regulating them. (Sun Sailor photo by Seth Rowe) Beginning in May, flavored tobacco will be illegal to sell at St. Louis Park retail shops.
ECM Publishers
added Dec 16, 2017 20:21
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