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[Minnesota] Debate lights up over new e-cigarette rules in Alex

The new amendments would ban the sampling of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes in shops. This would close a loophole that shops in some other cities have used to operate hookah lounges. The new amendments would also require any new tobacco or e-ciga
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Jan 18, 2015 21:22

[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

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

[Minnesota] News release: Cigarette use among high school students drops to 10.6 percent

Cigarette use among high school students drops to 10.6 percent / Minnesota's first e-cigarette survey finds 12.9 percent used or tried e-cigs during the past month
Minnesota Department of Health
added Nov 10, 2014 13:31

[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

[Minnesota] Richfield clamps down on e-cigarettes, cigars

With teens’ use of electronic cigarettes tripling in one year, the city of Richfield took steps last week to further regulate the sale and use of tobacco products. New retailers selling e-cigarettes will be prohibited from sampling the devices and vapor
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:14

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Cigar tax cut draws opposition to State Capitol

A proposal to dramatically cut the tax on premium cigars in Minnesota drew anti-smoking advocates to the State Capitol Wednesday. "We are a small business with real ties to our community, and we are part of the fabric that historic Grande Avenue in St. P
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:25

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Big Tobacco back in TV viewers' faces as FDA cuts in

These suddenly chic offerings are sparking another round of the tortured tobacco wars. Each of the nation's top three tobacco companies has recently entered the booming, unregulated e-cigarette market (still only a fraction of total tobacco sales.) At th
USA Today
added Sep 4, 2013 16:50

[Minnesota] Looming Minn . Cigarette Tax Sparks Buying Frenzy

The cigarette tax jumps $1.60 per pack in three weeks, and a Minnesota Public Radio report says customers are preparing by stocking up on dozens of cartons.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2013 10:48

[Minnesota] St. Paul City Council votes unanimously to protect kids from flavored tobacco Ordinance will keep dangerous products out of kids' hands

to adopt an ordinance restricting sales of fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products to adults-only tobacco stores and setting a minimum price of $2.60 for cigars. ClearWay Minnesota supports these common-sense measures.
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2016 02:30
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