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[Missouri, New York] HAAR: Blog: New Hope on Vape

But so long as people such as my cousin are still entering the category—despite all the doom and gloom—I have to believe there’s hope for the future....Imagine how many more people might embrace vape if, say, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration were to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45

[Missouri] Koster tobacco settlement faces hard sell in Legislature

Missouri’s attorney general says he hopes the lure of $50 million will be enough to convince legislators to go along... Under the agreement reached by Koster, the money would be restored if the GOP-led House and Senate tighten laws on the smaller cigarett
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 10, 2016 02:11

[Missouri] UPDATE: Koster reaches deal to restore $50 million from tobacco settlement

he's reached a deal with major tobacco manufacturers to restore $50 million in lost tobacco settlement proceeds to Missouri, but it is contingent on action from the legislature.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

Campaign to raise tobacco tax in Missouri caught in anti-abortion snag

rival tobacco tax increases are gathering signatures ...One proposal would fund early childhood education, while other would go towards road and bridge repair A lawsuit aimed at one measure stokes concerns that it opens the door for public money to abort
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 9, 2016 12:53

[Missouri] A help, or all hype? E-cig retailers see hot sales as tobacco users seek to quit

Getting a nicotine fix has gone high tech. Many former tobacco users say e-cigarettes have helped them quit. However, some health experts say vaping is simply an unhealthy trend. Despite the controversy, e-cig shops say sales are hotter than ever- and t
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:30

A Springfield tobacco dealer has filed a lawsuit challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that would more than quadruple Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax and create new fees on some off-brand cigarettes bug

The suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot. Boeving claims a summary statement and fiscal note on the initiative's sample sheet ar
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 16, 2016 13:15

[Missouri] Andrew Warlen: Independence Tobacco 21 takes effect March 1

City of Independence has joined Hawaii and over 100 cities and counties in eight states, including Wyandotte County, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri...studies have shown decreases in high school smoking rates when the tobacco sales age goes to 21, and a
Independence (MO) Examiner
added Jan 13, 2016 07:15

[Missouri] St. Louis bar owner testifies that smoking ban would put him out of business

Herbert Krischke, owner of south city’s Trophy Room, said his smoking patrons will take their business to St. Louis County if his bar goes smoke-free...lawsuit asks St. Louis Circuit Judge David Dowd to block the city from enforcing the ordinance or decl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2016 19:10

[Missouri] Rival Cigarette Tax Ballots Stir up Debate

Two rival ballot proposals to increase the state’s 17-cents-per-pack tobacco tax—the lowest in the United States—have divided the tobacco industry. One proposal would request voters formally amend the Missouri constitution to jack up the cigarette tax t
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:40

[Missouri] St. Louis checking up on bars to see if they're complying with expanded smoking ban

"Health department staff are beginning to meet with previously exempted bars to remind them of the sunset and help them to establish an outdoor smoking area, should they choose," Crane said on Monday. In 2011, the city adopted the smoking ban, but allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 5, 2016 19:28
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