Saint Peter City Council takes initial steps to implement Tobacco 21

By |2018-03-13T12:00:25-05:00March 13th, 2018|

Many spoke in favor of Tobacco 21 on Monday night, that testimony spurred the Saint Peter City Council to shift course and start the process of increasing the purchasing age for tobacco from 18 to 21. The Council entered the night originally planning to vote on a resolution to allow staff to bring forward a resolution on Tobacco when or if the cities of Mankato and North Mankato passed the issue. After public comment that called for the Council to 'set the standard for health' and 'be a leader in the region', Councilman Stephen Grams told members that he wanted Saint [...]