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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Clear the air in workplace

secondhand smoke — particularly when it is inhaled by employees who are exposed in their workplace, such as bars or restaurants — by prohibiting smoking indoors rather than leaving it voluntary. “I would like to think I could walk in to anywhere in the c
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 5, 2018 16:49

[Missouri] Joplin asked to adopt stricter smoking regulations

Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02

[Missouri] Vision 2022 Wants Joplin To Enact Clean Air Ordinance

At Monday night’s (1/22) Joplin City Council work session, Vorhees said the City should adopt a clean air ordinance. ...Joplin Mayor Mike Seibert tells News Talk KZRG he has found that businesses are going smoke-free on their own accord.
KZRG FM 102.9/1310 KZRG (Joplin, MO)
added Jan 23, 2018 22:53

Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48

[Missouri] Housing Authority implements non-smoking policy

Since implementing a residential non-smoking policy earlier this month, the Jefferson City Housing Authority is educating residents and non-residents where they can and cannot smoke. Housing Authority Executive Director Cynthia Quetsch said while it has
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 19:55
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During Sunday’s Macao Forum, many residents expressed their disagreement with the government’s decision to place ashtrays within the 10-meter radius of bus areas in which smoking is prohibited. Some of the residents who voiced their opinions suggested th
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43

[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Midday with J&W: No tobacco = healthy inmates or riots?

The problem is that when someone isn't it nicotine withdrawal as you can imagine. They get mad more easily their arm they can lead to anxiety depression they can just be more irritable they can just. And from what people told us the really bad part of tha
KMBZ 98.1 fm (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:58

[Missouri] LETTER: Taxes on unhealthy products pay for their true price

I think George Will has it wrong about tobacco taxes in his column "We don’t need government to remind us that smoking kills"... I am still mad at Missouri for our low cigarette tax, which encourages young people to start smoking by making them affordabl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2018 07:26

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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