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Minnesota Retailers Fired Up Over Cigarette Tax Hike

At a recent town hall meeting, c-store owners said that a cigarette tax hike measure would drive customers across state lines to shop for their preferred brand.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 27, 2013 09:58
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[Minnesota] RINGHAM: No children smoked in this ad

The sight of kids smoking cigarettes, though repulsive, is a powerful component of the "Still A Problem" ad campaign being waged by ClearWay Minnesota. Spokesman Mike Sheldon was quick to reassure me on the phone Tuesday that the child actors on the sch
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:12
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LaFAIVE: Minnesota Eyes Higher Tobacco Taxes [Mackinac Center]

it won't work, at least not to the degree many believe. Most smokers are not sheep lining up to be sheared and will look for cheaper smokes elsewhere. Even those who pay full freight may unwittingly be buying contraband cigarettes smuggled in by organize
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Feb 1, 2013 17:11
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[Minnesota] Medical Association wants to raise tax on tobacco

Minnesota's largest doctor group says it is time to raise the state's tax on tobacco products. That's one issue the Minnesota Medical Association will advocate for when the state legislature goes into session Jan. 8.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:18
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[Minnesota] Smoke-Free Workplace Leads to Fewer Heart Attacks

A new study has found the strongest evidence yet that smoke-free workplace laws that reduce secondhand smoke inhalation can lead to reductions in heart attacks. The research, carried out by scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found a 33 p
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 2, 2012 15:33
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Minnesota Supreme Court derails tobacco lawsuit

today, the Minnesota Supreme Court said the suit, filed by a private party, can't proceed because the 1998 tobacco trial settlement, negotiated between then Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey's office and Philip Morris, precludes it
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 30, 2012 15:48
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[Minnesota] HAWKINS: ALEC’s next target: state AGs who go after companies

AGs, who are typically the consumer’s lone public advocate these days, may not file suit against, say, a tobacco company, a mortgage fraudster or a national company flaunting state law, unless the legislature passes a bill saying he -- or in our case, she
MinnPost.com
added May 22, 2012 15:35
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Menthol, Mint and Wintergreen Tobacco Ban: The Minneapolis Case Study

convenience stores would lose $36.7 million to $39.9 million annually in menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco sales and ancillary in-store purchases. The average convenience store would lose between $238,000 and $259,000 in annual sales and incur a gross
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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Tobacco 21 movement gathers momentum in Minnesota

The comments from Lang’s customers are two sides of the conversation about legislation that has been developing both within Minnesota and across the country. Edina became the first city in the state to join that conversation on May 2 when its City Counc
MinnPost.com
added Aug 25, 2017 21:00
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis banning tobacco products from parks

The city's previous policy, which was approved in 2009, did not include chewing tobacco and vaping, but the new rules includes them both. The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board will educate the public through social media, signage at parks and on it
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:57
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