Published on November 14, 2001, Page 1A, Duluth News-Tribune (MN)


Source: Chris Havens and John Myers/News Tribune Staff Writers

It’s been a week since Duluth voters passed a citywide smoking ban and, in that time, support has perked up for a similar measure across the bay. Petitions gauging interest in banning smoking in restaurants and other public establishments in Douglas County and Superior circulated Tuesday during lectures by Patrick Reynolds, a visiting anti-tobacco advocate.

Published on November 14, 2001, Page 1C, Duluth News-Tribune (MN)


Source: John Myers/News Tribune Staff Writer

There was a point when Patrick Reynolds stood to gain a lot when more teen-agers smoked. But there Reynolds was Tuesday afternoon, at Superior’s Central Middle School, preaching the evils of smoking and chewing tobacco to teen-agers.Reynolds, grandson of the founder of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., has been working since 1986 to convince people not to smoke.Moreover, he’s been working hard to get governments to limit and even ban smoking in all public places, ban tobacco.

Published on November 12, 2001, Page 02B, Duluth News-Tribune (MN)

Source: News Tribune

Turning his back on family ties, Patrick Reynolds, grandson of the founder of the prominent R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., will discuss the dangers of smoking with students at Superior’s Central Middle School Tuesday.Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop called Reynolds “one of the nation’s most influential advocates of a Tobaccofree Earth.”Reynolds has been an outspoken critic of tobacco advertising.Kristy McGiffert, Central’s safe schools coordinator.

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