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Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike Advocates Split On Strategy

heart of the debate around the Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign is its target of raising the cigarette tax by only 50 cents, raising questions about its potential economic impact, the possibility of a compromise with the tobacco lobby and how it stacks u
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:40

Program gives Missouri pregnant women diapers as incentive to quit smoking

The southeast Missouri hospital is one of six sites across the state chosen to participate in Baby & Me: Tobacco Free, a program that supports pregnant women’s commitment to quit smoking by promising a much-coveted commodity for new moms — diapers — if t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19

[Missouri] Laurie May Soon Be Smoke-Free; City Ponders 'Weed Ordinance'

Laurie Board of Aldermen last week discussed, at great length, the drafting of an ordinance that could ban smoking in all Laurie businesses. Alderman Alan Kimberling brought the suggestion to the board after he was approached by the owner of a retail esta (Osage Beach, MO)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:43

[Kansas, Missouri] As the vaping culture takes hold, many turn from smoking and many critics worry

Vaping has gone mainstream in the last couple of years here and elsewhere, spawning a more than $3 billion-a-year industry in the United States. Two-thirds of sales are online, but increasingly there are brick-and-mortar stores like the dozens of outlets
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jun 9, 2015 08:04

[Missouri] Council receives input on no-smoking ordinance

A handful of local business owners were present at the public hearing Thursday evening to express their concern over the impact a ban on public smoking could have on their businesses. Tim Wiles of Farmington, owner of Cuzzin’s Sports Bar and Grill, said
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added May 19, 2015 01:31

[Missouri] BBB Warning on Cigar Lovers Paradise, Apple Refurbishing

complain that they paid for merchandise they never received...BBB advises extreme caution when dealing with Cigar Lovers Paradise( or Apple Refurbishing ( Both websites appear to be operated by Jody Williams
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
added May 16, 2015 10:30

[Missouri] LETTER: Now show me you can quit, St. Louis

The calls, feedback and outpouring of interest we heard during Smoking Cessation Awareness Week was clear — St. Louisans want to quit... It’s clear most smokers want to quit, and the resources and support are out there — so now is the time to step up, ac
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 9, 2015 13:14

[Missouri] St. Louis County Takes Down Anti-Smoking Website With Porn Link to "Hot Blonde MILF"

On Monday, St. Louisans seeking local resources to help them finally stop smoking would have found some questionable advice on the website, run by the St. Louis County Health Department.
Saint Louis (MO) Riverfront Times blogs
added May 6, 2015 14:10

[Kansas, Missouri] Smokers resent state’s eye on tobacco for $422 million shortfall (VIDEO)

“Trickle-down economics did not work in the ’80s with Reaganomics, and it is stunningly clear that it’s not working here,” said Robin McAlpine, a smoker who lives in Wichita. “I shouldn’t be punished or penalized so that the governor can close the gap on
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 27, 2015 10:39

[Missouri] Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike

Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 million. The proposal isn't popular among some lawmakers, especially those who live on the border with Missouri, which has the nation's
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2015 10:38
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