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[Minnesota] Tobacco 21 ordinance goes down in flames; Mankato defeat also nullifies North Mankato's ordinance

The Mankato City Council snuffed out a move to raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21 in a 4-3 vote Monday night despite impassioned pleas by dozens of local residents, health care professionals and local legislators. The decision effectively nullifies
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Minnesota] Led by e-cigs, MN youth tobacco use rises for first time since 2000

The embrace of e-cigarettes and vaping by Minnesota youth is reversing the state's long-term trend of declining teen tobacco use, the Minnesota Health Department said Thursday. Minnesota youth tobacco use is rising for the first time in 17 years, with 2
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Washington] John Wiesman: Raise the age; keep tobacco out of schools

House Bill 1054 and Senate Bill 6048 are under consideration. We all know smoking kills; it’s time we prevent cigarettes and vapor products from getting in the hands of our children and teens and a new generation from becoming addicted to nicotine. Let’s
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Minnesota] FLOHRS: Statewide View: Proposal would devastate convenience stores, city's bottom line

The Duluth City Council is considering a proposal to ban convenience stores from selling flavored tobacco products to adults (such products are already off-limits to minors, of course). Quizzically, city officials say the ban is not meant to deny adults
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[China, UK] Illegal cigarettes are seized

Greenwich Trading Standards officers, acting on information, swooped on a mail box and confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes. The haul with a street value of more than £12,000 had been illegally shipped and imported into the country from Chin
London News Online (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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VIDEO: Advocates Pushing Lawmakers to Raise Alabama’s Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Some doctors are pushing lawmakers to raise Alabama’s legal tobacco age from 19 to 21. The bill is sponsored by Representative Chris Pringle. “Teenagers and adolescents are much more likely to become addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products at an ea
Alabama News Network: WAKA CBS 8 / WNCF ABC 32 / WBMM CW 22
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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Illinois Debates Tobacco Purchase Age

Committees from both the Illinois Senate and the House of Representatives endorsed proposals that would raise the legal age of purchase for tobacco products from the current age of 18 years old to 21. On Feb. 6, the Senate Public Health Committee voted 6
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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BRIANT: New Jersey Introduces Menthol Cigarette Ban

This potential prohibition in the State of New Jersey on a legal product that can only be purchased by adults at least 21 years of age will have a devastating impact on New Jersey retailers while at the same time fueling the illicit trafficking of menthol
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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Middle, high school students using ‘easy to conceal’ flash drive like vaping device

In videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school. “The kids doing it in my classes are not discreet about it at all,”...JUUL is a new e-cigarette, small enough to fit into a marker, resembling a USB flash drive.
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 16, 2018 00:20
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[Wisconsin] JUUL brand e-cigarettes reportedly used by youth in Rhinelander

There is a new tobacco product on the scene, and the Oneida County Health Department is warning parents to be on the lookout. JUUL e-cigarettes are small and resemble a USB flash drive, which health officials say makes them easy to hide from parents and
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 00:13
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