|Emily Eveland for City Pages|
|Minnesota stores are selling less of these. Is that good or bad? Depends who you ask.|
The tax, which increased the cigarette excise tax by 130 percent and the tax on other tobacco products from 70 percent of the wholesale price to 95 percent, has cost 1,100 jobs, resulted in a 50 percent decrease in tobacco sales along Minnesota's borders, and decreased non-tobacco product sales by $38 million.
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