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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 11, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
January 24, 2018
Lung Association: S.D. 'failing' to control tobacco use
MITCHELL, S.D.—A day after a state legislator unveiled his intentions to introduce a bill raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco in...
January 24, 2018 - 3:28pm
SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill to raise the minimum age of legal access to tobacco in South Dakota will soon face the Legislature. A bill sponsored...
January 24, 2018 - 11:08am
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth soon could take aim at sales of flavored tobacco products to young people. On Jan. 22, city councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich plan to introduce an ordinance that proposes to restrict sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavor-infused tobacco products...
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
April 23, 2013
Letter: We need to to get tougher yet on tobacco
Today we met with legislators from our Senate district on the "Raise It for Health" issue. We support an increase to tobacco products to stop young kids from starting and to encourage smokers to quit. We met one-on-one with representatives Rod Hamilton and Joe Schomacker and Senator...
April 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Letter: Fears of tobacco black market are unfounded
In a recent article in the Daily Globe ("In border town, Dayton's budget faces skepticism"), it was noted that there are some concerns over raising the tobacco tax because of fear of a black market developing. This is a common, yet false, argument put forth by the tobacco industry...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Rock County gets tougher on tobacco
LUVERNE -- In an effort to regulate the sale of tobacco and counter the effects of tobacco companies' marketing to minors, the Rock County Board...
March 5, 2013 - 9:35pm
December 4, 2012
Letter: Tobacco use is 'still a problem'
A new ad campaign from ClearWay Minnesota recently hit the airwaves to demonstrate that tobacco is still a problem here in Minnesota. Don't get me wrong; there have been many big wins in the fight against tobacco. Minnesotans recently celebrated five years of smoke-free air in bars...
December 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
Businesses fail tobacco compliance checks
WORTHINGTON -- Four businesses in Nobles and Rock counties failed tobacco compliance checks conducted in July by Nobles-Rock Community Health Services. The Pit Stop in Round Lake, Wal-Mart and Fareway Foods in Worthington, and Casey's Gas on U.S.
August 10, 2011 - 8:09pm
October 6, 2010
City expands definition of tobacco
October 6, 2010 - 12:30pm
September 29, 2010
Jackson County ordinances spark debate
JACKSON -- A series of proposed county ordinances sparked controversy at a meeting of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, with...
September 29, 2010 - 10:10pm
May 12, 2010
NRCHS to host public hearing on tobacco ordinance
LUVERNE -- Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) will host a public hearing next month on proposed changes to its tobacco ordinance. The ordinance has not been updated since it was written in 1999. Health educator Paula Anderson told NRCHS board members Wednesday afternoon...
May 12, 2010 - 9:26pm
Column: Protecting our children from smoke
WORTHINGTON -- As the smoke clears from the political drama and rancor over the passing of health care reform in Washington, D.C., my guess is regular folks in southwest Minnesota are still confused, and the good, or the not so good, of the historic legislation won't be measured for...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Proposed tobacco shop draws town ire
JACKSON -- The City Council chambers were packed Thursday in Jackson for a meeting about the city's newest proposed business -- Herb N'Legend, which specializes in tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia. Terry Gray, of Baltic, S.D., who owns the existing Herb N'Legend store in Luverne,...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am