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Posted on: July 11, 2019

City Extends Compliance Date for Removal of Flavored Tobacco Products

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At its July 8 regular meeting, the Arden Hills City Council voted to extend the compliance to December 31 of this year for retailers to stop selling all flavored tobacco products, following a March tobacco ordinance amendment. The portion of the amendment that raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21 took effect July 1.

At its March 25 regular meeting, the council conducted a public hearing and amended the city’s Tobacco Products Ordinance. The amendment raised the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21 in the city effective July 1 and banned the sale of flavored products (fruit, candy, gum, wintergreen, mint and menthol) at all city retail establishments and tobacco shops. 

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