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Soda Shop Could be Slapped with Sales Of Candy Cigarette Fine, Candy Cigarettes Viewed As Gateway Food

December 28, 2012

A “candy cigarettes” fine of $500 could be slapped on a soda shop in Minnesota if it refuses to stop selling the controversial product, according to reports out this week.Lynden’s Soda Fountain, which is an old-fashioned soda shop, opened in April in St Paul, Minn. However, the shop has caused controversy after selling so-called candy cigarettes.The store has now said that it would heed the warning of a potential fine threatened by city inspectors.St Paul City Council passed a ban on candy cigarettes and cartoon character lighters in April 2009, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Fine for selling candy cigarettes. Everyone knows candy cigarettes are not a gateway food.