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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's view: Block bills that bolster Big Tobacco

The Minnesota Senate's taxes committee is considering three proposals that, if passed, would serve to be a disaster for Minnesota in respect to preventing the spread of youth tobacco use. The measures would benefit only Big Tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Mar 24, 2017 20:28
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[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax Break

Minnesota’s largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill. ClearWay Minnesota, a coa
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 25, 2016 06:52
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[Minnesota] MN Tobacco Tax Crippling Retailers: Association

a coalition of Minnesota’s retailers, service stations, wholesales, grocers and convenience stores released a new study showing the devastating effects the state's 2013 tobacco tax has had on Minnesota retailers and their employees.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:29
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Electronic cigarettes gaining popularity due to Minnesota's impending tax hike

The number of Twin Cities shops selling the "e-cigs" has been rising, and shop owners credit the $1.60-a-pack tax increase that goes into effect
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Jun 24, 2013 13:09
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
MinnPost.com
added Oct 4, 2013 16:46
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[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
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[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
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