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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Reject tax breaks for Big Tobacco

Tax breaks for Big Tobacco are back. The tax bill in the House contains $50 million of tax cuts for the tobacco industry over four years, 2018 through 2021, including eliminating the annual cigarette tax increase and lowering the price of premium cigars.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:03
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[Minnesota] VAPE EXPLOSION LAWYER

If you were seriously burned by an exploding e-cigarette (also, personal vaporizer or “vape”), you may have a claim against the manufacturers of the vape device and battery, and possibly others. This means you can sue for money damages, which should incl
Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
added Apr 12, 2017 14:55
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SEVERSON: Smoking in Minnesota: It's still a problem

We don’t seem to hear much about cigarette smoking anymore in the news.... In fact, smoking remains a big problem, a big problem that is largely preventable...it continues to ravage our communities’ health and finances. Let’s listen to the clear majority
MinnPost.com
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis banning tobacco products from parks

The city's previous policy, which was approved in 2009, did not include chewing tobacco and vaping, but the new rules includes them both. The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board will educate the public through social media, signage at parks and on it
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:57
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Photography Show Visualizes Impact of Smoking

A new photography show is raising awareness and visualizing the impact of tobacco and smoking. The gallery had its opening reception on West Second Street in Duluth on Friday. Students, from 8 years old to college-aged, present their work. Some pieces h
WDIO-TV/WIRT-TV ABC 10/13 (Duluth, MN)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:26
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[Minnesota] Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid

charged Mohammad A.M. Abdul Majid and Iman Gencehan Ugurlu, both from Bridgeview, IL...they reportedly provided an invoice for their shipment to the trooper. Neither the distributor, Statewide Distributors Inc., nor the wholesaler, Hudson Wholesale LLC, w
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:04
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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[Minnesota] Condo owners complain about secondhand smoke

Unless there was a state law that prohibits outdoor smoking in residential communities or unless the association’s governing documents designate smoking or non-smoking buildings or floors, I would think that you would have a difficult legal battle.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2017 04:36
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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] 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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