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Column: Time to overtax someone else

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As July comes to a close, it marks the first month of the state of Minnesota’s latest tax overburdening of the small demographic that are smokers - this time to pay debt on the new Vikings stadium.


Center of Disease Control estimates from 2011 state 21.6 percent of men and 16.5 percent of women smoke. Count me among them and stop telling me to quit. I won’t and I’m OK with that. You should be, too.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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