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Premium cigar bill: Another tax break for Big Tobacco / Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health

Members of Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded today to discussion of House File (HF) 1544 in the House Taxes Committee. HF 1544, sponsored by Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia), would red
PR Newswire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:22
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[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
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[Minnesota] Vermillion College Students Working Towards a Tobacco Free Campus

KQDS-FOX 21 (Duluth, MN)
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00
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[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
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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
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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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[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
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Tobacco sales down in Minn., up in ND

In the months since Minnesota raised taxes on tobacco products, more cigarettes were sold to retailers in North Dakota. And at the same time, it’s too early to tell whether the tax hike has reduced the number of smokers, one of its intended effects. Acc
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 20, 2013 15:43
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[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
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[North Dakota] Minnesota Smokers Crossing the Border for Cheaper Smokes

Following Minnesota’s $1.60-per-pack cigarette tax hike that took effect in July, border residents are flocking to North Dakota for much cheaper cigarettes.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:15
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