February 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
Tax might hurt store owners in near state lines
ST. PAUL (AP) An influential Minnesota House Democrat touted her bill Thursday that would more than double the state’s cigarette tax, saying she’s motivated by public health concerns and not additional tax money.
January 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) A North Dakota lawmaker and former smoker wants to increase the state’s cigarette tax from 44 cents a pack to $1 as a deterrent. Continue Reading
July 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR The Willmar Fire Chief is urging citizens to use extreme caution when using cigarettes or fireworks or having recreational fires after the fire department responded Sunday afternoon to a fire caused by the careless discarding of a cigarette. Continue Reading
May 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) A Rapid City councilman has paid $66 in court fees for throwing a lighted cigarette out a car window in late March, when fire conditions were extreme in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.
January 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
QUINN (AP) A cigarette butt discarded into a potted plant is the suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a longtime bar and restaurant in the southwest South Dakota town of Quinn.
November 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune
RICHMOND, Va. Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs are among the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that would take up half of each pack of cigarettes sold in the United States.