Minnesota

Bloomington, Minn. To Ban Flavored Tobacco Sales, Limit Tobacco Retailer Licenses

The Bloomington City Council has voted in favor of an ordinance that will both ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and limit the number…

Weekly News (March 22, 2021)

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Bill Seeking to Raise Minnesota’s Tobacco Taxes Moving Forward

A bill in the Minnesota Legislature that seeks to raise tobacco taxes in the state—including a drastic increase in the state’s cigar tax—took its first…

Edina, Minn. Has Flavored Tobacco Ban Upheld

A flavored tobacco ban enacted by the Edina City Council in mid-June will remain in place after a federal judge dismissed a complaint brought against…

Minnesota’s Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21-Years-Old

The age to purchase tobacco products is now officially 21-years-old in Minnesota, as an increase signed into law in mid-May has gone into effect. HF…

Edina, Minn. Sued Over Flavored Tobacco Ban

Almost as soon as the Edina City Council had passed a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, it found itself on the receiving…

Edina, Minn. Bans the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products

On Tuesday night, the Edina City Council joined a growing list of cities and counties banning the sale of flavored tobacco products, unanimously approving an…

Minnesota Increases Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21 (Update)

Minnesota is one signature away from increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21. Update (May 16, 2020) — Gov. Tim Walz signed…

Minnesota House of Representatives Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

The Minnesota Legislature is back to business, and on Saturday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will raise the minimum age to purchase…

Eagan, Minn. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

While the coronavirus has slowed down the passage of a number of pieces of legislation, earlier this week the Eagen City Council gave its final…

A List of States Where Cigar Shops are Closed Due to Coronavirus (Big Update)

Like most businesses, cigar shops across the United States are having to make changes to their businesses due to coronavirus COVID-19 and various governmental orders…