Gifford opens his seventh ‘vape’ store in Algona

The forecast might be calling for clouds and a chance of rain, but the clouds in Marcus Gifford’s new vape shop aren’t bringing in any storms.

            “We’re here to take those addicted to traditional tobacco and provide them with a different type of nicotine,” Gifford said.

Gifford is the owner of Clouds Over, located at 306 E. State St. The Algona City Council approved a cigarette permit for Clouds Over on Monday, May 7. The business is an over-the-counter alternative nicotine/vapor store.

            He was raised in Algona and received his GED in 2002. After enlisting in the U.S. Army, he was introduced to vaping while deployed in Germany.

For more on this story, please see the May 17th issue of the Kossuth County Advance

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