Use of Tobacco by a Minor in Minnesota

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No minor may possess, use, purchase, or attempt to purchase tobacco or tobacco-related devices such as cigarette papers or pipes. Repeat violations are subject to increased penalties. A violation of this prohibition is punishable by a number of juvenile court dispositions, including probation, fine, and loss of driver’s license or driving privileges. Minn. Stat. §§ 609.685; 260B.235; 171.171