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Price of Cigarettes in Minnesota to Increase Jan. 1

Starting Jan. 1, the price of every pack of cigarettes sold in Minnesota will include about $3.50 in taxes. It's about 12 cents more per pack than smokers pay right now, and some business leaders say the hike
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:20

[Minnesota] Chewing tobacco worse than previously thought

A new U.S. government study found smokeless tobacco users have more than twice as much of the cancer-causing chemical NNK in their bodies as cigarette smokers... Close to 10 percent of young white men in rural areas of Minnesota use smokeless tobacco, McC
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:22

Give me the vapors: E-cigarette advocates fight regulators in Minnesota

A wave of recently enacted ordinances has prompted the Independent Vapor Retailers of Minnesota to warn members not to let their guard down this summer. “While the calendar is a bit lighter, you can see why WE CANNOT EVER go on ‘vacation’ from Advocacy ( (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 16, 2015 14:22

[Minnesota] New e-cigarette bill would protect youth and ensure clean indoor air in all workplaces Bipartisan effort underway in both House and Senate

"Right now, e-cigarettes can be used in neighborhood stores and restaurants, in full view of our kids," said Representative Mark Uglem (R-Champlin), chief author of House File 1253. "Limiting their use means protecting the liberty of all Minnesotans to b
PR Newswire
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40

VIDEO: Minnesota cigarette smoking rate falls to new low

adult smoking rate in Minnesota has declined to 14.4 percent, a 28 percent decrease since 1999. A number of factors led to the drop in smokers, including the soaring price of cigarettes and new laws that make it more difficult to smoke.
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:55

[Minnesota] Minneapolis officials pass clean air ordinance banning use of e-cigarettes in public places

The City Council voted anonymously Friday to pass the new clean indoor air ordinance. The move prohibits the smoking of e-cigarettes inside of restaurants, stores, bars and workplaces. But it doesn't affect sampling inside of tobacco and e-cigarette shop
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2014 13:18

[Minnesota] Minneapolis takes first step against e-cigarettes

The City Council's committee on Health, Environment & Community Engagement on Monday approved a measure that would ban use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places. Supporters of the measure argued that "vaping" encourages nicotine addiction, and the inc
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:47

Minnesota, Leech Lake Band square off over cigarette tax

Minnesota and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are locked in a dispute over cigarettes and sovereignty. Agents from the Minnesota Department of Revenue intercepted a delivery truck in St. Cloud on Good Friday, April 18. The truck, bound for a tribal gas sta
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Apr 28, 2014 13:29

[Minnesota] Plan for e-cigarette rules reaches Senate floor

A plan to classify electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as the conventional kind survived its toughest committee test Monday and now awaits a Senate floor vote. The bill cleared the Senate Commerce Committee after an attempt to weaken the proposed
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:37

[Minnesota] Poisoning by e-cigarette fluid up sharply among kids, Minn. report says

Reports of children and teenagers being poisoned by e-cigarette fluid rose sharply in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to the Minnesota Poison Control System. The liquid, known as e-cigarette juice, is used to fuel tobacco vaporizers. A new
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 19, 2014 13:05
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