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[Missouri] It Was Hard This Year to Keep Politics Out of High School Yearbooks

students were more united when it came to...amendment that would have raised cigarette taxes and used the revenue for early childhood education,...and smoking cessation efforts...Among actual voters, the measure failed in every single county in Missouri.
New York Times
added May 22, 2017 12:04
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[Missouri] Family of paralyzed grandmother ‘left burning to death by care workers who wheeled her outside to smoke’ demand answers from nursing home officials

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:26
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[Missouri] St. Charles nursing home patient dies after catching fire while smoking in her wheelchair

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after suf
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 14:52
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[Missouri] WHITE: Secondhand smoke’s hidden risks for kids

With the recent push to increase the tobacco tax in the state of Kansas by a dollar or more per pack of cigarettes, citizens should remember that this issue is not just about reducing the number of people who smoke and improving their health. It is also
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 16, 2017 13:52
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[Missouri] Board of Health recommends licensing of tobacco retailers

As of right now, Columbia has no system in place to identify retailers that sell tobacco or to monitor the retailers to see if they are in compliance with the Tobacco 21 ordinance. According to the board, the city of Columbia has only been able to conduc
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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Missouri House Budget Chair Says Senate Move Would Be Unconstitutional

“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Missouri] Kansas Receives $62 Million from Tobacco Settlement

The $62,057,021.91 total received is consistent with the estimate that the Attorney General provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators. ..Attorney General Derek Schmidt cautioned that predicting the anticipated amount of receipts over the next
Kansas City infoZine
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18
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[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Housing authority steps up smoking policy

The Hornersville Housing Authority is stepping up the non-smoking policy to stop hazardous situations from happening due to smoke damage inside their homes. According to Jessica Coleman, executive director of the Hornersville Housing Authority, the main
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:40
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[Missouri] Jefferson City Council raises legal age to buy tobacco products in a close vote

to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products. The council voted six to four in favor of Tobacco 21, giving the ordinance just enough votes to pass.
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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