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[Minnesota] Single sales of cheap cigars could be banned in St. Paul

Anti-tobacco activists and retailers are squaring off over a proposed city ordinance that would ban the sale of cheap, single-serve cigars popular at gas stations and convenience stores. With an eye on underage sales, the St. Paul City Council will vote
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:27
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[Minnesota] Minn. man rolls cigar business into national success

KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added May 9, 2012 12:07
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[Minnesota] Smokers bypass new tax increase by rolling own cigarettes

Tobacco sales have slumped since the nation’s sixth-highest cigarette tax raised the price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota by $1.60 in July. But Twin Cities tobacco-shop owners say many customers are buying tobacco by the pouch — purchasing enough t
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 15, 2013 10:22
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[Minnesota] Bloomington cracks down on e-cigs and cheap cigars

Bloomington is the latest Minnesota city to get tough on e-cigarettes. The City Council passed a new ordinance 7-0 on Monday night that bans e-cigarette use in most public places and bans sampling in stores where e-cigarettes are sold.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 20, 2014 12:55
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[Minnesota] As e-cigarette stores pop up in Twin Cities, so do the questions

While the FDA considers regulating e-cigarettes, states, counties and local governments are taking the matter into their own hands. Chris Turner, program and media specialist for the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota, said Minnesota is one of the few
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Sep 29, 2013 21:26
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[Minnesota] Cigarette sales down; tobacco tax revenue up in Minn.

Cigarette sales in Minnesota have dropped since a $1.60 per pack tax increase took effect July 1, as tobacco sellers have feared. Early Minnesota Department of Revenue numbers show cigarette stamp sales dropped more than 35 percent this July compared to
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Sep 27, 2013 00:30
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Minnesota lawmakers contemplate lowering maximum tax on premium cigars to 50 cents

Bills generating debate at the Capitol would roll back an add-on tax that can go as high as $3.50 on high-end cigars. The new cap would be 50 cents. St. Paul cigar store owner Mark Wolk says the change would give people one less reason to shop online fo
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2015 02:52
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senator's stance on cigar smoking fails to consider science of tobacco use

Smoking a large "premium" cigar can be the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes and puts very dense secondhand smoke into the surrounding environment. Sen. Senjem should be ashamed to take such a position. If not, I am embarrassed for him to again b
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Apr 14, 2015 16:30
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Minnesota Says Tobacco Company Is Balking at Payments

Minnesota sued the $7 billion tobacco company that acquired the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands from the merger of R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard, claiming it is not making multimillion-dollar annual payments required by a settlement agreement. Min
Courthouse News
added Mar 26, 2018 15:51
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[Minnesota] Fewer high school students smoking

In the steepest decline ever found in Minnesota, the percent of high school students who smoked cigarettes in the past 30 days dropped from 18.1 percent in 2011 to 10.6 percent in 2014... 12.9 percent of high school students used or tried an electronic ci
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 10, 2014 13:29
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