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Minnesota Health Commissioner Edward Ehlinger tells a state House committee Wednesday that he fears electronic cigarettes will lead to use of tobacco products. Don Davis | Forum News Service

E-cigarette regulation bill begins to move in Legislature

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ST. PAUL — Electronic cigarettes would not be available to youths under a bill the Minnesota House is considering, but a provision that would have banned them from public locations was not expected to survive.


The bill would prohibit e-cigarette sales to anyone younger than 18 and ban them from schools.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.