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[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[Missouri] Free help to quit smoking, HUD rule makes public housing smoke-free by July 31

In advance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s smoke-free housing rule requiring all public housing to be smoke-free by July 31, 2018, the American Lung Association in Missouri, with support from the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Fou
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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[Missouri] LETTER: Time to undo the damage of tobacco companies

How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
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Missouri to Implement Tobacco-Free Policy in All Prisons

Department of Corrections is slowly implementing its new tobacco-free policy that goes into full effect in the spring. Starting April 1, 2018, all Missouri state prisons will be tobacco-free. Karen Pojmann, the department’s communications director, said
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:10
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[Missouri] Morgan County students attend ‘Taking Down Tobacco’ conference

Thirteen groups of youth from across the state began the training with Tobacco 101 which is supported by CVS Health Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco – Free Kids, and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Youth from Morgan County RI and RII
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:45
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[Missouri] Independence city council votes to cut back on stores that sell tobacco

city council members approved the change of a city ordinance that would reduce the number of convenience stores that sell tobacco. "The council earlier this year adopted the strategic plan and one of those items was to address public health city wide, a
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:35
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Low smoking tax contributes to high smoking rate in Missouri

CEO of Truth Initiative was a guest on the FOX 4 Morning Show on Thursday to discuss the reasons Missouri has a high smoking rate..."Tobacco Nation," adults are more likely to smoke than the average adult in the rest of the U.S., with over 22 percent of T
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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[Missouri] State’s prisons to be smoke-free after April 1

U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey ordered the state in September to ban tobacco products after Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, an inmate serving a life sentence for strangling and suffocating two women in the 1980s, complained about being habitually
Bowling Green (MO) Times
added Nov 2, 2017 03:38
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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