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[Minnesota] Freaky coaster ad targets MN youth smoking ...

The grizzled gravedigger in a prior quit-smoking ad by ClearWay Minnesota is back, this time in a freaky roller-coaster ad designed to scare kids and teens about the addictive dangers of smoking. The ad hits the airwaves today.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2012 17:10
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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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[Minnesota] St. Paul City Council votes unanimously to protect kids from flavored tobacco Ordinance will keep dangerous products out of kids' hands

to adopt an ordinance restricting sales of fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products to adults-only tobacco stores and setting a minimum price of $2.60 for cigars. ClearWay Minnesota supports these common-sense measures.
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2016 02:30
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Tobacco Industry Using Coupons to Keep Women and Young People Addicted

Tobacco companies' aggressive coupon marketing tactics may reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal. This report is the first-of-its-kind to illust
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:46
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[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax Break

Minnesota’s largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill. ClearWay Minnesota, a coa
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 25, 2016 06:52
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Health Care Leaders: Tax Bill Helps Tobacco Industry, Hurts Minnesota Youth

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the tax bill containing more than $35 million in tax breaks for the tobacco industry over the next three years.
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2016 01:42
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New Ad Campaign Urges Minnesotans: "Stop the Start" of Smoking

The modern tobacco industry's use of social media, coupons, concert promotions and other tactics aimed at youth are explored in a new television ad, called "Cowboy Pop Star." Another new spot, "Train," highlights why tobacco companies work to attract new
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2017 12:57
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[Minnesota] New e-cigarette restrictions take effect July 1

Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota's leading health organizations, responded to new restrictions on e-cigarettes that were passed during the 2014 Legislative Session and will be enacted tomorrow. "Minnesota is leading the nation in taking
PR Newswire
added Jul 1, 2014 10:32
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[Minnesota, New York] LETTER: Higher prices do stop smoking

The Journal's editorial ("Do sin taxes stop the sinning?" Jan. 30) made some good points but missed others. It referred to recent research from New York, but ignored the most important findings from that study namely, that cigarette tax increases created
New Ulm (MN) Journal
added Feb 2, 2013 18:31
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Poll: Minnesotans strongly support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors (PDF)

A poll released today shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans (79 percent) support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors in places where smoking is prohibited. Other regulations to prevent youth from using e-cigarettes are also overwhelmingly supported
PR Newswire
added Feb 26, 2014 14:41
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