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[Minnesota] Wright County Board amends ordinance to include e-cigarettes

At the Oct. 8 meeting of the Wright County Board, the commissioners debated whether to categorize e-cigarettes as a component of the county’s tobacco ordinance. The county regulates where tobacco products can be sold and requires a license be issued for
Monticello (MN) Times
added Oct 21, 2013 00:42
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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50
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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.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
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] Should St. Paul put a cap on tobacco retailers? City Council is considering it

City Council will vote on whether to limit the number of licensed tobacco retailers in the city to existing levels. The city of St. Paul licenses roughly 240 to 260 tobacco sellers. Under the proposal, tobacco stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, g
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 23, 2018 16:47
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[Minnesota] Health care leaders: Tax bill helps tobacco industry, hurts health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the House tax bill, which contains tax breaks that benefit the tobacco industry and could reverse progress i
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:59
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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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