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HF 569

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/01/2021 04:31pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/01/2021

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A bill for an act
relating to health; appropriating money for tobacco use prevention and cessation
activities.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; TOBACCO USE PREVENTION AND CESSATION
ACTIVITIES.
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new text begin (a) $15,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $15,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of health for:
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new text begin (1) tobacco use prevention and cessation projects consistent with the duties specified in
Minnesota Statutes, section 144.392;
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new text begin (2) a public information program under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.393;
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new text begin (3) the development of health promotion and health education materials about tobacco
use prevention and cessation;
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new text begin (4) tobacco use prevention activities under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.396; and
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new text begin (5) statewide tobacco cessation services under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.397.
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new text begin (b) In activities funded under this section, the commissioner of health must prioritize
preventing youth use of commercial tobacco and electronic delivery devices, must promote
racial and health equity, and must use strategies that are evidence-based or based on
promising practices. For purposes of this section, "tobacco" and "electronic delivery device"
have the meanings given in Minnesota Statutes, section 609.685, subdivision 1.
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