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[Minnesota] Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 is part of a nationwide effort to prevent young people from getting hooked on tobacco.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Aug 11, 2017 02:09

[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

[Minnesota] Minneapolis to Big Tobacco: Enough is enough! Council acts to protect kids from lifetime of addiction to tobacco

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation...thanked the Minneapolis City Council today for restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products to adult-only stores, just like candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products. Menthol products are popular with young p
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 21:42

[Minnesota] Minneapolis strengthens law on flavored tobacco / Menthol sales now regulated like other flavored tobacco

City Council voted today to help protect young people’s health by restricting sales of all flavored tobacco products including menthol, mint and wintergreen to tobacco shops and off-sale liquor stores. The regulation on menthol, mint and wintergreen will
added Aug 4, 2017 21:34

[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council Votes to Restrict All Sales of Flavored Tobacco

voted 10-2 Friday to restrict sales of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol, mint and wintergreen, to tobacco shops and off-sale liquor stores in the city.
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:33

[Minnesota] Mankato, North Mankato councilors differ on tobacco ordinance

A preview of the upcoming public hearings on raising the tobacco-purchase age to 21 was provided by the Mankato-North Mankato Intergovernmental Committee Tuesday night. "As far as I'm concerned we're doing social engineering," said North Mankato Council
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Aug 7, 2017 19:52

[Minnesota] C-Store Retailers Take Their Fight to City Hall

“This ban on the sale of menthol tobacco products is the last straw for us,” said Clay Lambert, owner of convenience store Metro Petro, during a press conference in the Minneapolis City Hall. “We would like to expand our business into other neighborhoods
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:34

[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

[Minnesota] St. Louis Park becomes second city in state to raise tobacco sales age

The City Council passed the measure on a 5-0 vote as part of its consent agenda. Mayor Jake Spano and Council Member Tim Brausen were not present. The ordinance will go into effect Oct. 1.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 26, 2017 03:24

[Minnesota] St. Louis Park to raise tobacco age

St. Louis Park City Council voted 5-0 to pass the Tobacco 21 ordinance, which raises the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. According to St. Louis Park Communications and Marketing Manager Jacqueline Larson, Mayor Jake Spano and Tim Brausen were no
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:28
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