St. Paul Cracks Down on Candy Cigarettes

A mom-and-pop candy shop in St. Paul, Minn., with a retro vibe, got a Prohibition-style visit from the authorities who threw the book at the soda jerks for selling cigarettes and cigars to children, even though they were made only of bubble gum. An official with the city's Department of Safety and Inspection who visited Lynden's Soda Fountain last week told the gum slingers to pack up their best-selling candy cigarettes, Big League Chew and bubble gum cigars, or face a $500 fine, proprietor...Full Story
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