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January 21, 2019
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
January 21, 2019 - 6:33pm
January 20, 2019
Community members exchange ideas for a new tobacco coalition in the Crow Wing County area at an inaugural informational meeting at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Minnesota Department of Health, Crow Wing County, Crow Wing Energized and their partners are supporting community-driven solutions to create tobacco-free environments and promote quitting tobacco use. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
January 20, 2019 - 3:00am
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 22, 2018
Cass County Board: Cass County weighs raising minimum age to buy tobacco products
November 22, 2018 - 11:00am
November 17, 2018
The Regional Report: Lawsuit concerning fishing regulations on Mille Lacs under consideration, city of Wahkon signs on
November 17, 2018 - 3:00am
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
August 14, 2018
Otter Tail County could become the first county in Minnesota to raise the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. WDAY-TV
Western Minnesota county may be first to raise tobacco purchase age to 21
August 14, 2018 - 7:08pm
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 7, 2018
The Regional Report: Staples bans e-cig sampling, Crosby officers to bring squads home
January 7, 2018 - 7:00am
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
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
July 12, 2016
Reader Opinion: E-cigarettes
July 12, 2016 - 12:07am
February 3, 2016
"Electronic delivery devices do not just emit harmless water vapor. ... Give these children a voice and honor their right to be safe, healthy and protected by their community," stated Katie Gruber, program specialist with CentraCare Health in St. Cloud. Illustration
Baxter City Council: Reverses course on e-cig regulations
February 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
January 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Thanks to Baxter
January 7, 2016 - 10:13pm
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