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[Minnesota] U doctor allegedly misled jury in Florida cancer case

Biel...denied that he had been hired by the tobacco corporation to testify in their favor and called being an expert witness a responsibility similar to serving on a jury. “If they don’t, then someone who’s not an expert fills that space, and you don’t
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Aug 5, 2015 20:09
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[Minnesota] Cigarette tax worries businesses

The new tobacco tax signed into law last month will raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.60 starting July 1, and Elsayed, who owns Royal Cigar and Tobacco in Dinkytown, gets a lot of his business from cigarette sales.
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jun 19, 2013 11:21
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[India, Minnesota] DUELLA: TOBACCO KILLS: DON’T BE DUPED*

Roberta Walburn – lead litigator ... Some Ministry of Health officials say it is premature to talk about an endgame in India. They are not alone. “The use of the term ‘endgame’ implies that conditions are in place to be certain that the end of tobacco us
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:32
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[Minnesota] Council to take up e-cigarette debate

The fate of electronic cigarettes and hookah bars in Duluth could be decided tonight when city councilors take up ordinances that would bring new restrictions to the local scene.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 13, 2013 03:22
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56
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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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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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[Minnesota] Hermantown temporarily bans sale and use of e-cigarettes

Hermantown has temporarily snuffed out the sale and use of electronic cigarettes inside public spaces while it considers a more permanent solution.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:08
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[Iowa, Minnesota] Some smokers quit, others drive

An increase in cigarette taxes has prompted many people to travel to Iowa or else give up smoking The cigarette tax increase implemented earlier this month has had mixed effects on area smokers.
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10
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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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