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Legislative notebook: Bill would raise ‘little cigar’ tax

January 29, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Some Minnesota legislators want to raise the tax on “little cigars,” saying the products cost less than cigarettes and they can be flavored as a way to attract children. Continue Reading

Minn. senators say tax mini-cigars like cigarettes

March 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Two Republican state senators say that so-called “little cigars” should be taxed at the higher rate applied to cigarettes in Minnesota.
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When smoking was smoking

August 12, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The notion of Grand Forks bars going smoke-free might have amused civic leaders throughout the Red River Valley a century ago. In 1910, cities throughout the valley celebrated tobacco.
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