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Minnesota / Smoking / Vending Machine Laws #127052

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Brooklyn Center, Minnesota: Chris Bury) Banning of cigarette vending machines in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, as way to keep teens from smoking featured; scenes shown from town. [15-year old Theresa BUCHHOLZ - describes how easy it is to buy cigarettes.] Tobacco and vending machines industries noted planning to overturn such laws in many Minnesota towns. [Coalition for Responsible Vending Sales Tom BRIANT - says devices on vending machines can curb problem of children's access to cigarettes.] [Saint Paul councilman Bob LONG - says don't let tobacco industry get our kids.]

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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