Lauderdale 14th T21 city, also restricts all flavored tobacco sales

Like many of its neighboring cities, Lauderdale placed a priority on the health of its youth and residents on Oct. 23, 2018, when the City Council unanimously voted to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products and to raise the tobacco sales age to 21. Lauderdale is the 14th Minnesota city to raise the […]

Minnetonka 12th T21 City in MN

Minnetonka jointed the momentum to raise the tobacco sales age to 21. It became the latest city in the Metro when the City Council unanimously voted to raise the tobacco sales age to 21 on Sept. 17. “This is one of the easiest votes I’ve cast,” council member Tim Bergstedt said. “We are making a […]

Roseville 11th Minnesota city to raise tobacco sales age to 21

Roseville became the latest city in the Metro to protect youth when the City Council unanimously voted to raise the tobacco sales age to 21 on June 18.

Richfield raises tobacco sales age to 21

The Richfield City Council showed strong leadership in protecting the health and well-being of its residents on June 12 by voting unanimously to raise the tobacco sales age to 21.

Minneapolis largest city in MN to raise tobacco sales age to 21

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on May 25 to raise the tobacco sales age to 21, drawing a standing ovation from the large crowd.

Falcon Heights restricts sale of all flavored tobacco products, raises tobacco sales age to 21

Falcon Heights took major steps to protect its youth and residents on May 9, when it became the first city in the state to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products to adult-only tobacco stores and raise the tobacco sales age to 21. The measures passed on a 3-2 vote. Falcon Heights is the […]

Shoreview raises tobacco sale age to 21

In a growing trend in Minnesota, Shoreview became the sixth city in the state to raise the tobacco sales age to 21 when the Shoreview City Council unanimously approved the ordinance on June 7. “The city of Shoreview has a long history of tobacco prevention,” Mayor Sandy Martin said. “This will be monumental.” Shoreview joins […]

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Day at the Capitol 2018

Thanks to all our partners and advocates who made the Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation a great day! Around 300 total advocates gathered to meet with their respective legislators on March 22, 2018. Youth from John Glenn Middle School, Humboldt Senior High, Henry Sibley High, Mounds View High and also from the Vision in Living […]

Kick Butts Day 2018

Students at Mounds View High School and John Glenn Middle School participated in Kick Butts Day 2018 with ANSR. Additionally city staff at Maplewood City Hall also got into the act. Check out some of the photos:

Tobacco companies forced to tell truth about deadly products

History was made in 2017 as tobacco companies were finally forced to tell the truth about their deadly products. A federal court found major tobacco companies Philip Morris (now Altria), R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard engaged in fraud, conspiracy and racketeering to hide the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and how they manipulated their products […]