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If a revision to the Beltrami County tobacco ordinance is passed Northern Vapes owner Matt Bewley would be prohibited from allowing his customers to sample e-cigarette flavors prior to purchasing e-juice at his shop on Minnesota Avenue NW in Bemidji. Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer

Darth vaper or flavor savior? Bemidji businessman fighting to keep vaping lounge

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BEMIDJI — As autumn inches closer to winter and raindrops become snowflakes, it won’t be long before we can see our breath when we exhale outdoors.


Northern Vapes owner Matt Bewley described vaping as a similar experience.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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