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September 12, 2018
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
ST. PAUL—Tobacco use among Minnesota high school students increased for the first time in 17 years and state health officials attribute...
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
August 16, 2018
Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says
Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to lung disease decades later, according to a study published Thursday, August 16, by the American...
August 16, 2018 - 10:16am
June 20, 2018
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
This month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of its 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance study, a biennial survey that seeks to quantify the scope and magnitude of teen misbehavior.
June 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
March 15, 2018
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less...
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—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. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 4, 2018
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
Fewer Americans are getting cancer, and more of those who do are surviving the disease, according to a new study. In 2015, the most recent year...
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
December 2, 2017
Public housing complexes to go smoke-free
ST. PAUL — Tanya Shafer smokes, but prefers to take it outside. Shafer, who lives at Colleen Loney Manor, a public-housing apartment complex in West St. Paul, said she often smells secondhand cigarette smoke coming from other units. "I don't like it," she said, shortly after...
December 2, 2017 - 8:25pm
May 16, 2013
Smokers may help fund Vikings stadium construction
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative tax negotiators tentatively approved a plan today to use cigarette tax increase funds and close corporate tax...
May 16, 2013 - 1:03pm
March 25, 2013
Dayton hears about smoking border battle
MOORHEAD — Frank Orton made sure Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton understands problems he faces in competing against North Dakota stores.
March 25, 2013 - 11:14pm
July 14, 2009
Appeals court rules Babbitt bar violated smoking ban wth theater nights promotion
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has agreed with a judge's ruling that "theater nights" in a northeastern Minnesota bar were violating the state's smoking ban. Tank's Bar in Babbitt had allowed patrons to smoke under a loophole in the smoking ban that allows...
July 14, 2009 - 11:53am
May 5, 2009
Battery-operated devices are an alternative to lighting up
On May 16, 2007, Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed the "Freedom To Breathe Act" banning smoking statewide in all public indoor areas. The bill went into...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am