MN Representative Proposes Cigarette Tax

By KBJR News 1

MN Representative Proposes Cigarette Tax

February 7, 2013 Updated Feb 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM CDT

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Proposed legislation in a Minnesota House committee could have smokers coughing up more for a pack of cigarettes.

Representative Ann Lenczewski (DFL - Bloomington) wants to double the state's cigarette tax.

That would end up meaning consumer would pay $2.83 a pack in taxes.

Governor Mark Dayton has proposed a $0.94 increase.

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