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St. Paul considering $10 minimum for a pack of cigarettes

It's among a number of sweeping tobacco reforms it's considering this week.

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AG Ellison announces $81 million settlement with tobacco companies

Ellison's 2018 lawsuit alleged that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company failed to make required payments to the state.

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Minnesota teens are still vaping at a 'very high rate'

The majority of youth e-cig users report signs of nicotine dependence, MDH says.

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Minnesota gets mixed grades on its tobacco report card

In Minnesota, the economic cost due to smoking is $2.519 million with 5,910 deaths per year attributed to smoking.

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MN House passes bill to raise tobacco buying age to 21

The legislation has also bipartisan support in the state senate.