St. Paul, MN ( - 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. Kevin Jacobsen Bio - Facebook - Twitter - E-Mail