While new legislation being proposed in St. Paul, Minn. is centered around keeping flavored tobacco out of the hands of children, the city is also suggesting a new minimum price for cigars.

Next month the St. Paul City Council will consider a proposal to limit the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only tobacco stores as well as a minimum price of $2.60 for a cigar.

The proposal is scheduled to get its first reading on Dec. 2, according to KSTP-TV.

St. Paul is the capitol of Minnesota and its second largest city with a population of nearly 295,000 people.

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Patrick Lagreid

I strive to capture the essence of a cigar and the people behind them in my work – every cigar you light up is the culmination of the work of countless people and often represents generations of struggle and stories. For me, it’s about so much more than the cigar – it’s about the story behind it, the experience of enjoying the work of artisans and the way that a good cigar can bring people together. In addition to my work with halfwheel, I’m the public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks during spring training, as well as for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and previously the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League. I also work in a number of roles for Major League Baseball, plus I'm a voice over artist. Prior to joining halfwheel, I covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for Examiner.com, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.