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Minnesota Survey: Smoking Drop Sharpest Among Young Adults

A new survey shows that smoking rates among Minnesota’s 18-24 population have plunged since 2010. The Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey, released Thursday by ClearWay Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health, shows an overall drop in adult smoking.

01/23/2015

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Good Question: How Many Smokers Will Quit With The Cig Tax Hike?

Starting Monday, Minnesota’s tax on tobacco is the sixth-highest in the country. The tax just jumped to $2.83 from $1.60, making the average pack of cigarettes in Minnesota now $7.51. Lawmakers who upped the tax said they did it not only to raise money, but to get people to quit.

07/01/2013

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Graphic Labels Coming To Cigarette Packages

Within a couple of years we’ll likely see graphic images on cigarette packages.

11/10/2010