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Taxes have spiked $1.60 on a pack of cigarettes for retailers selling tobacco products in Minnesota. David Samson / The Forum

As Minnesota cigarette tax spikes, Moorhead retailers feel the burn

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MOORHEAD – The cheapest pack of cigarettes at Brady’s Service Center located off Interstate 94 here jumped to $6.50 on Monday, the first day of a new per-pack tax increase in Minnesota.

Just a few miles away at Fargo’s Gateway Service Center-Cenex along Main Avenue, that same pack of Pall Malls was $3.79.

A pack of Marlboros at Brady’s totaled $8.30 after taxes, more than $3 more than the $5.15 being charged for the same brand at the Cenex station.

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