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 Contrary to popular belief, Minnesota smokers aren’t really paying the state’s long-term share of the new Vikings football stadium — multi-state corporations are.


But don’t feel bad, smokers — you have already contributed a significant chunk of change to the project.

The Minnesota Department of Revenue released collection figures for the one-time cigarette floor stock tax that contributes to Minnesota’s share of the new Vikings stadium financing.

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