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Judge Dismisses Moorhead Drug Ordinance Challenge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a Moorhead ordinance outlawing drug paraphernalia.

01/11/2013

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Minn. Completes Refinancing Of Tobacco Bonds

Minnesota has completed the refinancing of tobacco revenue bonds after the state Supreme Court ruled the move is constitutional.

11/15/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Health Chief: MN May Be Slipping In Reducing Smoking

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.

05/31/2012

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Harder Than Ever For Teens To Illegally Buy Cigarettes

Minnesota had it best year yet when it comes to stopping sales of cigarettes to underage smokers.

02/03/2012

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Experts: Sugar Is Just As Bad As Alcohol, Tobacco

Many of us like to indulge our sweet tooth. But, a group of experts now say sugar is just as bad for you as alcohol or tobacco. And they now want it regulated the same way.

02/01/2012

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Minn. US Attorney Jones Named Acting ATF Director

Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones has been named acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

08/30/2011

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SCSU Moves Closer To Going Entirely Tobacco Free

St. Cloud State University is moving closer to going completely tobacco free.

04/15/2011

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Minn. Senators Say Tax Mini-Cigars Like Cigarettes

Two Republican state senators say that so-called “little cigars” should be taxed at the higher rate applied to cigarettes in Minnesota.

03/17/2011

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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.

02/11/2011

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