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June 4, 2018
Our View: Minnesota's cities continue to lead in snuffing smoking
June 4, 2018 - 5:33pm
April 24, 2018
Reader's View: There's no safe way to use nicotine
April 24, 2018 - 6:38pm
March 15, 2018
Discarded cigarettes at a U.S. Tobacco manufacturing plant in Timberlake, N.C., Jan. 23, 2017. (Jeremy M. Lange/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 6, 2018
Reader's View: Does Duluth value health, fairness?
February 6, 2018 - 7:06pm
January 20, 2018
Becky Hall
Local view: Restricting sales only hurts convenience stores
January 20, 2018 - 7:17pm
January 4, 2018
A cell culture laboratory at I-Mab Biopharma in Shanghai, Dec. 12, 2017. A growing number of Chinese pharmaceutical companies are trying to break into the United States, seeking regulatory approval to offer their treatments for cancer and other ailments. (Yuyang Liu/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
December 2, 2017
Public housing complexes to go smoke-free
December 2, 2017 - 8:25pm
February 19, 2014
Study: Smoke-free park policies slow to catch on
February 19, 2014 - 4:36pm
January 9, 2014
Smoking rates have been cut by about half, and a new study estimates that 8 million Americans have been saved from premature smoking-related deaths. Tribune photo
8M lives saved since U.S. alarm on smoking 50 years ago
January 9, 2014 - 12:02am
January 2, 2014
Rapid City Civic Center takes aim at e-cigarettes
January 2, 2014 - 11:17am
August 13, 2010
Councilors take aim at smoking in Duluth parks
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Mark O'Brien, a bartender at Who's Bar in Superior, said Monday that he worries the new state smoking ban will cost him business, especially in the winter when it's less pleasant to step 
outside for a smoke. (Bob King /
Bar employees, patrons clear air on Wisconsin smoking ban
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 1, 2010
Christine MacNeal of Superior enjoys a cigarette on the outside deck at The Shack on Monday. MacNeal, who works at the Anchor Bar, said she believes Wisconsin's pending ban of smoking in bars will not unduly harm businesses. She also likes the fact that more bars are adding outdoor areas where smoking will be legal. (Steve Kuchera /
Superior restaurants ready to move smokers outside
June 1, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Passengers board a bus Friday in the "Smoke-Free Waiting" area in front of the Holiday Mall in downtown Duluth. (Bob King /
DTA puts it in paint: No smoking at shelters
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am