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[Missouri] KC attorneys help convicted murderer win record settlement for secondhand smoke exposure

Missouri prisons will soon go smoke-free. It’s all because of an inmate who spent time on death row and two Kansas City attorneys who won the landmark decision with virtually no trial experience. Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington was convicted of strangli
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:11
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[Missouri] KC attorneys help inmate win case that bans smoking in state prisons

When two Kansas City attorneys took on a pro bono case for a convicted double murderer suffering health problems from secondhand smoke, they thought they’d lose for sure. But they didn’t. Michael Foster and Phillip Zeeck, attorneys at Polsinelli PC in K
The Business Journals
added Sep 30, 2017 21:33
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Missouri murderer faces threats after winning state prison smoking ban

Michael Foster, Washington’s lawyer, said threats from inmates who are losing the opportunity to smoke had already forced Washington to move to another prison. Foster said on Monday they would seek to move Washington out of state. Michael Foster, Washing
Reuters
added Sep 26, 2017 15:26
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Double-murderer wins court order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

Simmons, 53, now known Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, has asthma. In court filings that go back a decade, he insisted on his right to breathe unencumbered. Last week, he won a court judgment ordering Missouri state prisons to be smoke-free by April 1.
Laredo (TX) Morning Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:19
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Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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[Missouri] Mizzou committee wants tobacco-free campus

The Tobacco Free Mizzou Committee is using a $20,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation to develop policies that bans all tobacco use on campus.
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:49
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[Missouri] Metro Goes Smoke Free

A smoking ban went into effect on Tuesday, which prohibits smoking at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. This includes indoor and outdoor waiting areas, such as bus shelters and Metro Park-Ride lots. Smoking is already prohibite
STL.News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:56
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[Missouri] No more smoking at Metro transit properties - including bus shelters and lots

Smoking is already prohibited on all MetroBus, MetroLink and Metro Call-A-Ride vehicles and MetroLink station platforms. The new ban will also prohibit smoking in indoor waiting areas and outdoor areas, including bus shelters and MetroLink stations. “We
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Illinois, Missouri] Metro will become smoke-free on September 5

Beginning on September 5, smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes, will be banned at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition to MetroBus and MetroLink trains, the ban will apply to all MetroLink stations and platform
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:33
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[Missouri] Charges Mount in Corruption Probe at Kansas City Jail

A federal crackdown on alleged bribery-related smuggling of such contraband as cigarettes, cell phones and prescription drugs into the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, has expanded with indictments accusing a fifth person and adding more charges agai
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 20, 2017 19:35
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