State Set To Receive $81 Million From Tobacco SettlementMinnesota has settled its lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and ITG Brands over payments from the landmark 1998 agreement and should receive at least $81 million.
House Committee Advances Bill To Raise Tobacco Prices
Fridley City Council Votes To Restrict Sale Of Flavored TobaccoOn Monday night, the Fridley City Council voted 4-1 to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products and update the existing tobacco ordinance.
ATF Offers $70K For Information, Identification Of Suspects In 'Unprecedented' Twin Cities Arson SpreeThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering $70,000 in reward money for information that helps identify multiple people suspected of setting fires in the Twin Cities following George Floyd's death.
'Much Was Accomplished': Session 2020 Ends Sans Bonding Bill, But Its Productivity Can't Be DeniedThe Minnesota's 2020 Legislative Session went out with a whimper late Sunday night.
Minnesota House Approves Bill To Raise Age For Buying Tobacco To 21On Saturday, the Minnesota House approved legislation that raises the age for Minnesotans to purchase tobacco, tobacco products, electronic delivery devices, and other nicotine products, from 18 to 21.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sees Record Spike In Gun Purchases“Our number one seller is home-defense shotguns,” said Kory Krause, who owns Frontiersman gun store in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Pair Of Minnesota Bills Would Target Under-21 Tobacco Purchases, All Flavored Vaping ProductsThe proposal to ban all vape and tobacco sales to those under 21 has wide bipartisan support. However, it's less clear if Republicans would back the all-out ban on flavored products.
Wisconsin Assembly To Consider Raising Smoking Age From 18 To 21The state Assembly was poised Thursday to approve a bill that would raise Wisconsin's smoking age.
Some Businesses Still Selling Tobacco Products To Those Under 21President Donald Trump signed the major change into law a few days before Christmas, signifying that it's now illegal to sell tobacco to those under 21 years of age.
Minnesota Vaping Coalition Supports Flavored Vape Ban Despite Hit To BusinessesMarielle Mohs looked at how the restrictions could impact local vape stores.
St. Paul Votes To Raise Tobacco Buying Age To 21St. Paul has become the latest Minnesota city to raise the tobacco buying age to 21.
Hennepin County Votes To Raise Tobacco Age To 21 In More CommunitiesHennepin County officials voted Tuesday to raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21 in a handful of cities within the county.
Netflix Stubbing Out Most Tobacco Use In Future Original SeriesExpect to see less smoking on Netflix, which says it plans to cut down on depictions of smoking in upcoming productions.
New Brighton Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21On Tuesday, New Brighton became the 36th community in Minnesota to raise the tobacco sales age to 21, the Association for Nonsmokers of Minnesota said. The city council voted unanimously for the ordinance.