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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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[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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[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
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[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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[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, 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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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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[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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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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