In Battle Over Menthol Ban, It's Business Vs. Public HealthAn ordinance to drastically limit the sale of menthol tobacco in Minneapolis is getting strong reaction from both sides.
St. Louis Park Becomes 2nd Minnesota City To Raise Age For Tobacco SalesThe St. Louis Park City Council voted Monday 6-1 to raise the sale age to 21.
St. Louis Park May Soon Increase Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Soon, you may need to be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco in St. Louis Park.
Legislature's Legal Dispute Over Tobacco Tax CutsDayton signed a $650 million tax bill last month that would cut taxes on premium cigars and freeze the state's cigarette taxes in place after a 2013 hike.
Edina Becomes 1st Minn. City To Raise The Minimum Age To Buy TobaccoEdina is set to become the first city in Minnesota to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21.
Edina Becomes 1st Minn. City To Raise Tobacco Sale AgeA Twin Cities suburb became the first city in Minnesota to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products Tuesday night.
4 Things To Know: United Airlines CEO To Testify, 'Bachelor' Star In Court & MoreFrom the United Airlines CEO testifying to a former "Bachelor" star appearing in court, here are the four things to know for Tuesday, May 2.
Edina Gets Closer To Raising Age To Buy TobaccoThe push to raise the minimum age for tobacco sales is gaining momentum in Edina. Tuesday night, council members took the first steps towards passing that ordinance. If this was passed, Edina would become the first city in the state to do this.
2 Charged In Largest Seizure Of Untaxed Tobacco In Minn. HistoryThe Minnesota Department of Revenue says two Illinois men are charged in connection to a recent seizure of untaxed tobacco products on a Minnesota interstate – the largest known seizure in state history.
Mpls. Park & Rec Board Expands Tobacco Ban To Chewing Tobacco, E-CigsMinneapolis Park and Recreation officials say tobacco use will soon be banned on all park land.
Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax BreakMinnesota's largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill.
Man Sentenced For Illegally Buying, Selling $4M Of TobaccoA 40-year-old man was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison for illegally buying and shipping millions of dollars worth of tobacco products to Minnesota. Rashid Fehmi Ibrahim was convicted of six counts of shipment, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute and purchase contraband smokeless tobacco.