Minnesota Smoking Laws

Minnesota is dealing with how to ban electronic cigarettes. While many people state the vaporized alternative has helped them quit smoking, reports show that usage has doubled among minors in the past year. The outcome remains to be seen but tobacco is illegal for minors.

The Law

Minnesota smoking law states that it is unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to use, possess, purchase, or attempt to purchase tobacco or tobacco products. It is also unlawful for a minor to falsify his or her age to obtain tobacco or tobacco products unless under the supervision of an adult under the scope of training, education, research or enforcement. MINN. STAT. § 609.685

The Penalties

Fine

  • Up to $300

Impact on License

  • Suspended for 90 days if used to falsify age

The Solution

Were you ordered to take a tobacco education class? If so, our mip of tobacco awareness class is a convenient way to meet this requirement. Our 4 and 8 hour courses are comprehensive and user-friendly. No long downloads, just log on and start instantly.

If you choose not to pay the fine, you may attend a court hearing to challenge the citation

What do I need to sign up for the course?

Everything for this tobacco awareness course is online and accessible from any computer with an internet connection. You can sign up online and you can do it anytime, so when and from where you start the course is up to you.

Do I need to work for continuous periods of time?

The course is set up so you can log in and out of it anytime you want. It’s up to you when you take a break and how long each work session is in the course. You can work at your own pace and log in from different computers each time if you want.

Can I access the course from my phone?

Yes. This Minnesota tobacco awareness course is compatible with any type of web browser. You can access it from an iPad, iPhone, tablet, or other smartphone, so you are not limited in where you prefer to do your work.

How will I get my certificate of completion?

As soon as you have finished the online course we will mail your certificate of completion to you via US mail. The shipping is 100% free, but should you need yours sooner you can opt to pay a small additional fee for expedited delivery.

Minnesota Tobacco Laws

Learn the rules regarding tobacco use in Minnesota.

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