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New Ad Campaign Urges Minnesotans: "Stop the Start" of Smoking

The modern tobacco industry's use of social media, coupons, concert promotions and other tactics aimed at youth are explored in a new television ad, called "Cowboy Pop Star." Another new spot, "Train," highlights why tobacco companies work to attract new
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2017 12:57
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Health Care Leaders: Tax Bill Helps Tobacco Industry, Hurts Minnesota Youth

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the tax bill containing more than $35 million in tax breaks for the tobacco industry over the next three years.
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2016 01:42
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[Minnesota, New Jersey] Regulation Nation: Tobacco / Three local measures (and one national) that could affect U.S. tobacco retailers in 2016

Why You Should Care: The vaping segment is already plagued by mixed messages, partially because of the CDC’s ads targeting e-cigs (which launched last March). More cities and states following Chicago’s lead could result in further consumer confusion—not
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 8, 2016 22:13
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[Minnesota] Mpls. Tobacco Shops Bracing For Incoming Price Hike On Smokes

He says he expects business to slow down when the price of flavored cigars goes up in the new year. “We sell these for $1.99,” Wazwaz said. “They are going to be, I believe, $5.20 plus tax in a few days.” Wazwaz says cigar sells make up 25 percent of h
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 1, 2016 18:05
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[Minnesota] Lileks: Make smokers pay for it all ...

So why not fund everything with cigarette taxes? Rather than burden individuals and businesses with a million little fees, just shift everything to smokers. There aren't enough people puffing, you say? Alas, it's so. So: 1. The state will mandate smokin
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 18, 2013 21:23
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[Minnesota] Study: Tobacco coupons set back cessation efforts

Tobacco companies are using aggressive coupon marketing tactics to reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in the health journal “Tobacco Control.”
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jan 6, 2013 15:14
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[Minnesota] Candy store owner reacts to being forced to remove all tobacco-related treats

Authorities take down candy cigarettes, Big League Chew, bubble gum cigars
Candy Industry
added Jan 2, 2013 22:24
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Minnesota Federal Judge Sends Deeming Rule Row To D.C. Federal Court ($$)

A motion to transfer a constitutional challenge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “deeming rule” was granted June 26 by a Minnesota federal judge who found that the case should proceed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Jen
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 28, 2018 15:04
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Menthol Restriction Passes

Against the objection of local convenience-store retailers, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to restrict the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco to adults-only stores. In a vote of 10 to 2, council members passed an ordinance restricting the sale o
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 5, 2017 21:50
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Fighting Menthol Bans / NATO’s Briant on why Minneapolis ordinance needs to be defeated

This means that the potential sales loss at an average convenience store is so large that there is a real risk that these retail stores will not be able to remain profitable. It is just not economically feasible from a business-model perspective to remai
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:35
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