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December 19, 2018
The proportion of U.S. high school seniors who are vaping tobacco products nearly doubled in the past year, with more than 1 in 5 now saying they have vaped to get a hit of nicotine in the past 30 days, according to a new study. Ded Mityay / Dreamstime / TNS
Duluth may raise tobacco-purchasing age to 21
December 19, 2018 - 7:14pm
November 29, 2018
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Pine River-Backus School: Board eyes $16.2 million building project
November 29, 2018 - 4:00am
September 12, 2018
Many e-cigarettes and other tobacco-related products come in cherry and other fruity flavors that are targeted toward the younger generation. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 7, 2018
The Regional Report: Staples bans e-cig sampling, Crosby officers to bring squads home
January 7, 2018 - 7:00am
August 6, 2017
“If you don’t start by age 21 using tobacco, there’s a only a 5 percent chance you’ll ever start,” says Jason McCoy, a tobacco cessation worker with Partnership for Health. “Ninety percent of smokers start by age 18.” Pixabay image
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
August 6, 2017 - 10:33am
December 8, 2016
E-cigarettes containing THC oils are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California U.S., October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Surgeon General e-cigarette report sparks controversy
December 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
October 25, 2016
A woman smokes an electronic cigarette in London, Britain August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Kids believe e-cigs less dangerous than cigarettes
October 25, 2016 - 3:18pm
September 15, 2016
E-cigarettes are displayed in a shop in downtown Rome February 27, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Scientific evidence grows for use of e-cigarettes as quit-smoking aids
September 15, 2016 - 10:44am
August 8, 2016
A customer tries different e-cigarette flavors at the Henley Vaporium in New York, U.S. June 23, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo
E-cigarette, cigar makers rush new products to market ahead of coming regulations
August 8, 2016 - 12:06pm
January 5, 2016
About 11 people attend a Baxter City Council meeting Tuesday as the council discusses enacting an ordinance to restrict e-cigarettes in the same manner as traditional cigarettes. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council approves e-cigarette restrictions
January 5, 2016 - 10:47pm
August 20, 2015
A woman smokes an electronic cigarette in London, Britain August 19, 2015. E-cigarettes, tobacco-free devices people use to inhale nicotine-laced vapor, have surged in popularity on both sides of the Atlantic but health organizations have so far been wary of advocating them as a safer alternative to tobacco and governments from California to India have tried to introduce bills to regulate their use more strictly. REUTERS/Neil Hall
E-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than tobacco: UK study
August 20, 2015 - 2:51pm
August 3, 2015
Reader Opinion: Vaping isn't smoking
August 3, 2015 - 5:50pm
Angel Huezo, right, creates jellyfish-like figurines as he exhales at the Vape Summit 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada May 2, 2015. According to new research provided to Reuters, youngsters say that performing tricks is one of the top two reasons they began using e-cigs. REUTERS/David Becker
E CIGARETTE INSIGHT: As youth vaping rises, teens cite the allure of tricks
May 3, 2015 - 10:52pm