Daily Archives: February 14, 2012

Tobacco Price Increase

Lift the health of its coalition welcome Senator Carl Nelson (R - 30) and Representative Mike Benson (R - 30B), for the opening of the legislation today that would raise cigarette prices by $ 1.29 per pack and increase the tax on non-cigarette tobacco products up to 95 percent of their wholesale price. It is believed that this price increase will prevent more than 35,000 children in Minnesota have become addicted adult smokers and to help more than 26,000 Minnesota adults quit smoking.