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Jan 20 2020

Starting in February, vaping products and e-cigarettes will no longer be sold at stores in St. Louis Park.

The City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to prohibit the sale of vaping products, a step that city staffers said no other Minnesota community has taken.

Last year St. Louis Park banned the sale of flavored tobacco, and in 2017 the city raised the legal age to buy tobacco and tobacco products to 21.

“The biggest reason that I support this ordinance is that I want us to contribute to the momentum that’s growing state- and nationwide for restricting access to tobacco and nicotine products,” said Council Member Margaret Rog. “I hope this is one small step today in an ongoing, wide-ranging effort to restrict access.”

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