LAAMPP advocates have successful year

Members of the LAAMPP team wrote letters to the editor and letters of support to elected officials. They also testified at hearings in support of tobacco regulations. Eight Policy Champions made voices heard

MINNEAPOLIS PASSES STRONG ORDINANCE Ordinance restricts indoor e-cigarette usage in public indoor spaces Minneapolis City Council members Andrew Johnson and Cam Gordon celebrate with coalition members after successfully passing an ordinance to prohibit use of electronic cigarettes where conventional cigarettes are prohibited, such as bars and restaurants. Minneapolis, Minn. – The Minneapolis City Council continued […]

 BLOOMINGTON PASSES STRONG TOBACCO ORDINANCE Ordinance restricts indoor e-cigarette usage, sets minimum price point for single cigars at $2.60 each  Bloomington, Minn. – The City of Bloomington continued its strong leadership regarding the health and safety of its residents, particularly youth, on Nov. 17, 2104. The Bloomington City Council voted unanimously to include electronic cigarettes […]

It’s still the wild, wild West when it comes to regulation of electronic cigarettes. The nicotine delivery devices, which operate when a battery heats liquid nicotine and flavoring, have not been regulated, but the sale and use of the devices has grown exponentially in the past year. To date, there are no regulations on the […]

[gss ids=”1883,1884,1885″] FDA proposes to extend its tobacco authority to additional tobacco products, including e-cigarettes As part of its implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed by the President in 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a new rule that would extend the agency’s tobacco authority to cover additional […]

Youth from the program speak to their legislative representative during a Day at the Capitol, sponsored by ClearWay-Minnesota. Speaking out! On April 8, 2014, ANSR staff and partners had an opportunity to speak with Minnesota Legislators regarding the harms of tobacco at ClearWay’s Tobacco is Still a Problem Day at the Capitol. ANSR worked with […]