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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park considers restrictions on flavored tobacco products

Cigar wraps with a chicken and waffle flavor, fruit punch cigars, raspberry cream cigars and other flavored tobacco products could be limited in St. Louis Park to a type of store that currently doesn’t exist in the city. Councilmember Sue Sanger recomme
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:24

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Minnesota] Tobacco-free policy approved

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the policy. The ban will cover the Freeborn County Government Center and property at the Department of Human Services and county highway shop. The ban will not include county park
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 23, 2017 01:31

[Minnesota] 2 Charged In Largest Seizure Of Untaxed Tobacco In Minn. History

Mohammad A.M. Abdul Majiid and Iman Gencehan Ugurlu, who are both from Bridgeview, Illinious, were charged with one count each of felony aiding and abetting possession of untaxed tobacco products and one count each of felony aiding and abetting aggravate
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 22, 2017 16:53

[Minnesota] Editorial: Continue success of tobacco-free programs in area

Albert Lea even received a Tobacco-Free Cities Award for its work in best practice in tobacco-free environments, particularly since 2009. According to a well-being index, smoking rates have dropped below 15 percent in the city and have resulted in an es
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 22, 2017 00:13

[Minnesota] County board considers tobacco-free policy

Plan would not affect Freeborn County Fairgrounds or county parks... Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost and Statewide Health Improvement Program Coordinator Alice Englin presented the plan to make most county property smoke free by July 1 du
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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