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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Bans Flavored Cigars from C-Stores

Following passage of ban, retailer pens editorial criticizing law that will ‘move products out of the hands of responsible retailers.’
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:54

[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council gets tough on flavored tobacco products / Sales will be banned at convenience stores.

drew the most supporters to City Hall was a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products at convenience stores, which received the council’s unanimous support. Starting in January, cigars sold in flavors like grape, strawberry and chocolate will only be app
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 13, 2015 12:09

[Minnesota] Council approves new restrictions on flavored tobacco

“We heard loud and clear from Minneapolis youth that flavored tobacco products are what most kids use when they start smoking,” said Gordon, chair of the Health, Environment and Community Engagement Committee. “We believe that limiting access to these pr
Southwest Journal (Minneapolis, MN)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:24

59 percent of American Indians in Minnesota smoke, new study reveals

The Tribal Tobacco Use Project Survey, released to MinnPost, contains the responses of 3,000 American Indians 18 years and older on seven reservations in Minnesota and in urban Indian communities in Duluth and Hennepin and Ramsey counties. The project
added Oct 4, 2013 16:46

[Minnesota] Smoke 'em if you can afford 'em: New tobacco tax could have unintended consequences

Increasing the price of a pack of cigarettes may act as a deterrent to smoking, especially for the young, but it could also bring with it some unintended consequences.
Twin Cities Dailly Planet is published by the Twin Cities Media Alliance
added Feb 10, 2013 23:06

[Minnesota] Hookah 'sampling' goes up in smoke

A plan to offer hookah smoking at a place called Puff Puff Palace went up in smoke Monday night. Omar Wazwaz has applied for a tobacco license at 408 South Front St. in the heart of the downtown bar district. That alone wouldn’t be an issue. But Wazwaz a
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Oct 23, 2012 16:22


NACS and retail member Orton Motor Co. launched a legal challenge in December 2015 to some of the practices the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has engaged in to enforce its tobacco regulations. This week, Administrat
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 10, 2016 19:57

[Minnesota] St. Paul prohibits flavored tobacco at most stores

Blueberry-flavored cigarillos were for sale at the Highland Park BP station in St. Paul. The city has prohibited the sale of flavored tobacco products, except at specialty stores that get at least 90 percent of their revenue from tobacco
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 7, 2016 05:36

[Minnesota] Faribault smoke shop denied tobacco license

following an investigation that police say uncovered a lack of compliance with city code. It began in August 2013 when a city investigator was originally assigned to review inconsistencies within a tobacco license application submitted by Holy Smoke. Acc
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Dec 29, 2014 22:58

[Minnesota] State seizes tribe’s cigarettes: Leech Lake Band views as attack on sovereign rights

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe responded to what is being called the Good Friday Seizure in a press release issued Friday. “Since 2009, the Leech Lake Band has engaged in tribe-to-tribe commerce with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska on the sale of tribally re
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Apr 28, 2014 13:29
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