Thursday December 27th, 2012
Minn. soda shop rebuked for stocking candy smokes (Associated Press)
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Owners of an old-school soda shop in St. Paul, Minn., are being warned to kick the habit and stop stocking novelty candy cigarettes.

City inspectors threatened a misdemeanor citation and $500 fine if Lynden's soda fountain is caught selling the fake smokes again. The Star Tribune reported Wednesday ( ) that the offering violated an ordinance barring the sale of candy smokes and cartoon character lighters.