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[Minnesota] St. Cloud raises age to buy tobacco to 21, but mayor plans veto

After a lengthy public hearing in which dozens of people spoke on both sides of the issue, the City Council voted 4-3 to approve the ordinance. However, Mayor Dave Kleis says he will veto it. Edina and St. Louis Park have already raised the minimum age
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:41
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: City Council approves raising tobacco-buying age, but mayor says he won't sign into law

Despite the St. Cloud City Council approving on a 4-3 vote Monday an ordinance amendment to raise the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21, Mayor Dave Kleis said he will veto the ordinance. "I can't support it, and I won't sign it," he said. The vote and
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 16:40
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud and Bloomington City Councils Put Kids above Tobacco

Both Councils passed the policy at meetings tonight.... "However, we are deeply disappointed in the St. Cloud Mayor's pledge to veto this measure. Raising the tobacco age to 21 helps stop kids from trying tobacco before they can understand the long-term c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Menthol, Mint and Wintergreen Tobacco Ban: The Minneapolis Case Study

convenience stores would lose $36.7 million to $39.9 million annually in menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco sales and ancillary in-store purchases. The average convenience store would lose between $238,000 and $259,000 in annual sales and incur a gross
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation: St. Paul Leaders Choose Lives Over Big Tobacco Profits

City Council restricts menthol tobacco sales to liquor stores and adult-only tobacco shops
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:32
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: St. Paul City Council Passes Menthol Ban On 6-1 Vote

city council member Dan Bostrom as the only “no” vote. St. Paul is following the lead of Minneapolis. A ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes at convenience stores starts there next August. Smokers will only be able to buy menthol brands at adult-only to
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Nov 3, 2017 00:22
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[Minnesota] City snuffs out smoking in parking ramps

The city of Rochester and Olmsted County restrict outdoor smoking in many public areas. On Wednesday, the city's ban on smoking will extend to public areas of parking ramps.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[Minnesota] Council considers ban on vaping

The council is considering what would be its biggest crackdown on vaping yet — enacting a local clean indoor air policy that would ban the use of e-cigarettes, e-cigars or e-pipes in all public places, including restaurants, bars, retail stores, commerci
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Minnesota] WALDOCK: St. Cloud should raise tobacco age to 21

industry has never stopped trying to find new customers, spending millions of dollars every year in Minnesota...I strongly support this ordinance for the health of our youth and community. Blue Cross’s mission is to make a healthy difference in people’s l
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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