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Fewer Smokers Today, But Habit Is Just As Hard To Quit

New research shows that there are 7 percent fewer pack-a-day smokers in America than 50 years ago.


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Survey: Smoking Rate Down In Minnesota

A new survey shows the adult smoking rate in Minnesota has declined, but the use of smokeless tobacco is on the rise.


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Minnesota Proposal Would Allow Smoking In Bars

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to let bar patrons smoke again, more than three years after a statewide smoking ban took effect.


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Great American Smokeout: Can You Kick The Habit?

The American Cancer Society is calling on smokers to kick the habit Thursday.


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Graphic Labels Coming To Cigarette Packages

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


The Nite Show with Mischke – 9/8/10

There’s a new movie that will be released next month involving a fairly controversial topic, and the director grew up in these parts.  Mischke talks with former Orono resident Roger Nygard about his new film, […]


John Williams 8-9-10

The heat! Is climate change the cause? Why are some having a problem with Michele Obama’s vacation to Spain? Changing the 14th amendment Is smoking in the car with children child abuse?


John talks about a non-smoking policy in the workplace

Blue Cross non smoking policy