Minnesota tobacco tax may give boost to e-cigarettes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A looming increase in Minnesota's cigarette tax is leading to new interest in electronic cigarettes as an alternative to traditional smoking.
Shop owners in the Twin Cities are seeing increased demand in so-called "e-cigarettes," and attribute that to the $1.60-per-pack tax increase that goes into effect next week, Minnesota Public Radio reported.
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