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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
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 7, 2018
The Regional Report: Staples bans e-cig sampling, Crosby officers to bring squads home
AITKIN In front of a sizable crowd and facing opposition, the Aitkin School Board passed a resolution to implement local optional revenue and...
January 7, 2018 - 7:00am
August 6, 2017
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21...
August 6, 2017 - 10:33am
December 8, 2016
Surgeon General e-cigarette report sparks controversy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young...
December 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
October 25, 2016
Kids believe e-cigs less dangerous than cigarettes
(Reuters Health) - Most U.S. middle and high schoolers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful and less addictive than traditional cigarettes,...
October 25, 2016 - 3:18pm
September 15, 2016
Scientific evidence grows for use of e-cigarettes as quit-smoking aids
LONDON (Reuters) - Electronic cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no evidence...
September 15, 2016 - 10:44am
August 8, 2016
E-cigarette, cigar makers rush new products to market ahead of coming regulations
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The e-cigarette market is suddenly getting more crowded. Makers of the "vaping" devices launched a flood of new products...
August 8, 2016 - 12:06pm
January 5, 2016
Baxter City Council approves e-cigarette restrictions
BAXTER—A trio of Baxter City Council members Tuesday heard from residents opposed to an ordinance aimed at electronic cigarettes and devices....
January 5, 2016 - 10:47pm
August 20, 2015
E-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than tobacco: UK study
LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Health officials in Britain have for the first time endorsed e-cigarettes, saying they are 95 percent safer than tobacco...
August 20, 2015 - 2:51pm
August 3, 2015
Reader Opinion: Vaping isn't smoking
The article "Baxter City Council: Baxter looks at restricting e-cigs" in the July 19 Dispatch contained information from a letter sent by area hotels to the Baxter City Council that was inaccurate. The article states, "It is well-documented that the ingredients of the oils and other...
August 3, 2015 - 5:50pm
E CIGARETTE INSIGHT: As youth vaping rises, teens cite the allure of tricks
NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - On a recent morning, Roger Tarazon and several friends gathered a few blocks from their Queens, New York high school....
May 3, 2015 - 10:52pm