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Tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 24, 2016 21:49
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[Missouri] The Buzz The facts, faces and hum of Election 2016 with Steve Kraske and Dave Helling

The initiative is funded by cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds, and that has a lot of people concerned. Said Dueker: “The words of the amendment mean we're going to get $300 million for our kids, and Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco are going to get whacked. I
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2016 16:01
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Missouri Supreme Court rules tobacco tax hike proposal should remain on the ballot

The ruling marks the end of a long battle involving multiple lawsuits aimed at keeping the proposal off the ballot. Tobacco vendors sued Raise Your Hand for Kids, the nonprofit pushing the initiative for early childhood education programs, and Missouri S
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[Missouri] MO Supreme Court rules tobacco tax proposal will go before voters

In a 7-0 decision, the justices rejected arguments from the measure’s opponents... In addition to Missouri Petroleum Marketers, the initiative’s also opposed by the American Cancer Society, the state’s teachers union and some medical groups.
The Missourinet
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that voters will get to decide whether to raise cigarette taxes to benefit early childhood programs...judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[Missouri] St. Louis County Exec signs tobacco bill into law

St. Louis County residents under the age of 21 will no longer be able to purchase tobacco products, thanks to a controversial bill being signed into law today. The measure was approved earlier this month by the St. Louis County Council. Despite the bil
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:22
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[Missouri] E-cigarette backers slam vote to raise age for tobacco sales

The County Council raised the age of tobacco sales to 21 last week, a move praised by anti-smoking groups but criticized by e-cigarette advocates who say it will be harder for younger smokers to quit. The ban, called Tobacco 21 or T21, will go into effec
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:02
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[Missouri] Want tobacco? You'll have to be 21 to buy it in St. Louis County

St. Louis County joined on Tuesday 190 other U.S. communities that have chosen to ban the sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems to anyone under the age of 21. The County Council enacted the ordinance in a 5-1 vote. West County
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2016 17:37
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Missouri lawmakers pass e-cigarette regulations

Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Monday to legislation barring people younger than 18 from buying electronic cigarettes, while exempting the nicotine products from other tobacco sales restrictions.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 15, 2016 17:36
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