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Help kids not to start tobacco

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Cheers to Minnesota's Freedom to Breathe Act, which celebrated its fifth birthday on Oct. 1.

The law has been extremely successful in reducing Minnesotan's exposure to secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking in bars and restaurants across the state.

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However, according to the Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of Minnesotans still smoke. Too many start as children, and once they start, it's a very difficult addiction to beat.

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