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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 14, 2018
Western Minnesota county may be first to raise tobacco purchase age to 21
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Otter Tail could become the first county in the state of Minnesota to raise the purchasing age of tobacco from 18...
August 14, 2018 - 7:08pm
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
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
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
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
July 12, 2016
Reader Opinion: E-cigarettes
Minnesota recently passed a public health milestone. Just over 50 percent of Minnesotans are now protected from the harmful substances in secondhand e-cigarette aerosol in their hometowns. Baxter is among the 30 cities and 21 counties in our state that have updated their policies...
July 12, 2016 - 12:07am
February 3, 2016
Baxter City Council: Reverses course on e-cig regulations
BAXTER—Regulating e-cigarettes took a new course in Baxter Tuesday as the council reversed an earlier decision to allow minors in stores....
February 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
January 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Thanks to Baxter
On behalf of CentraCare Health, we would like to congratulate the city of Baxter for amending their current tobacco ordinance to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in all indoor public places.
January 7, 2016 - 10:13pm
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
December 18, 2015
Baxter City Council: Eyes limits on e-cigs
BAXTER—Electronic cigarettes could be limited in the same way as their traditional counterparts in Baxter. Recently, during the council's...
December 18, 2015 - 9:46pm
November 20, 2015
Baxter looks into e-cig ban options
BAXTER - Should electronic or e-cigarettes be treated the same as traditional cigarettes? That's a question Baxter has considered since seven lodging establishments sought help from the city in July. Representatives from seven lodging establishments - Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn...
November 20, 2015 - 11:28pm
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
July 10, 2015
Exclusive: With feds slow to act, states target e-cigarette sales to minors
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frustrated by the slow pace of federal action, state attorneys general are waging their own campaigns against the sale and...
July 10, 2015 - 12:36pm