The Freedom to Breath Act went into effect five years ago on Monday, banning smoking in restaurants, bars and public work places.
Minnesota’s top health official says the state may be slipping in its effort to reduce smoking. State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger said Minnesota has seen a reduction in smoking in recent years but the rate of reduction has slowed.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are using an unlikely weapon in the fight against nicotine addiction. It’s not mice, but zebrafish.
The last place where smokers could light up at Target Field is being snuffed out.
Graphic warning labels are getting closer to reality in the U.S. Time magazine has put together a slideshow of warning labels from around the world. Take the tour.
When the boys state basketball tournament starts Wednesday, one of the top players in the state may not be playing.
The Center for Disease Control is launching some pretty graphic PSAs.
A 55-year-old man was arrested Saturday, after police say he was smoking marijuana in his vehicle with a 5-month-old baby inside.
A researcher in Minnesota says that sitting is the new smoking.
Mayo Clinic said there is more evidence that smoking bans in Minnesota are keeping more people alive.
Michele will be talking to Floyd Abrams, the attorney for the Cigarette Companies today at 5:40 pm.
Smokers may or may not notice it but they are now paying more for their cigarettes. A penny a pack, in fact. It’s part of an annual adjustment for inflation.
Smokers in Minnesota start paying another penny a pack for cigarettes starting Monday, as an annual adjustment in the state’s cigarette tax takes effect.
Philip Morris CEO Louis Camilleri has stepped in it some with his comments at a recent shareholders meeting. Read the article and see for yourself.
St. Cloud State University is moving closer to going completely tobacco free.