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[Missouri] Court: No Recovery For Deceased Kansas City Smoker's Family

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cited Missouri’s “one recovery” rule, which bars wrongful death claims if the deceased person received redress for the same wrongful conduct during his lifetime. Ken McClain, an attorney who represented Thompson in
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:49
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[Missouri] UMKC snuffing out smoking on campus

Plan on escaping to your car for a quick smoke break? Better roll those windows up tight, because any smoke drifting out of a vehicle on campus is a violation. Clearing the air, UMKC officials call it. “Is that just for a semester, or forever?” busines
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jul 28, 2014 20:36
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No smoking allowed on Missouri-Kansas City campus or property beginning Aug. 1

As of Aug. 1, the University of Missouri-Kansas City will enforce a smoking ban on all university-owned or leased property. The ban encompasses indoor and outdoor sites on every UMKC campus, including the sidewalks and even parking garages. It's an expa
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2014 20:34

[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26

[Missouri] Chesterfield moves to regulate e-cigarettes after Nixon vetoes bill

Chesterfield joined a growing list of municipalities Monday that are preventing the sale of vapor nicotine products to minors, taking action one week after a potential statewide ban was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. The City Council voted 6-1 Monday
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 22, 2014 13:01

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: E-cigarette regulations – err on the side of caution

Although e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, they contain addictive nicotine — also found in tobacco products — and may pose perils to public health, particularly among young people. Until more is known, sustain the veto and err on the side of caution.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jul 18, 2014 16:30

[Missouri] Veto clears smoke on e-cigs

There is a lot of mixed information on the subject of e-cigarettes, but it is still a drug and it still has nicotine so it should be regulated, Howell said, noting there is no reason to pass a bill that bans further regulation before the FDA publishes it
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jul 18, 2014 16:27

[Missouri] Reynolds donation to Rowden came same day as passage of e-cigarette bill

On the day Rep. Caleb Rowden’s bill to exempt electronic cigarettes from tobacco regulations passed the Missouri House, Reynolds American tobacco company gave his campaign $1,000. Rowden, R-Columbia, reported the donation yesterday in his quarterly fina
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 16, 2014 21:26

[Missouri] Governor Nixon Does the Right Thing by Vetoing Legislation to Exempt E-Cigarettes from Health Regulations

While masquerading as an effort to prevent e-cigarette sales to kids, the vetoed bill would have exempted e-cigarettes from other public health regulations intended to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2014 14:19

[Missouri] Nixon Vetoes Legislation Exempting E-Cigarettes From Tobacco Tax

The bill also requires sellers of vapor or alternative nicotine products to have a license. However, the bill goes on to say those type of products would not be taxed or otherwise regulated as tobacco products. Nixon’s full veto message can be found h
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jul 15, 2014 04:10
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