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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31
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[Missouri] Board of health signs off on Columbia tobacco, e-cigarette proposals

For the second time in two days, a public board has endorsed increased restrictions on tobacco sales and e-cigarette. The Columbia/Boone County Board of Health on Thursday endorsed proposals to ban selling tobacco products to people younger than 21 and
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2014 22:10
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[Missouri] Housing authority smoking ban still needs final approval

CHA’s decision to ban smoking in public housing units starting on May 1 “has been made,” but the prohibition is still subject to a final vote by the housing authority’s Board of Commissioners, which is scheduled to occur in January.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2014 10:34
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority will ban smoking in public housing starting May 1

Starting May 1, the Columbia Housing Authority will ban smoking inside public housing units, a new rule that has been instituted by hundreds of housing authorities across the country and is being met with mixed reviews by residents.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 8, 2014 12:05
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Big money in judicial races corrupts courts: Our view

Republican State Leadership Committee dropped more than $260,000 into the election of a trial judge in Cole County, Mo...If the Republican challenger wins, he'll owe his election to...the parent of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and other major corporations that a
USA Today
added Nov 3, 2014 14:13
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LETTER: Missouri should go smoke-free, especially in casinos

All voting people, stand up and call your representative to make Missouri a smoke-free state. This includes banning electronic cigarette products in public places as well.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 2, 2014 09:39
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[Missouri] Branson approves smoking ordinance

The Branson Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the smoke-free ordinance at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The bill was approved 5-0 ... • E-cigarettes and cigarettes are regulated the same. ... • No smoking in city parks, except where desig
Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Oct 31, 2014 19:10
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[Missouri] Community group wants to revisit indoor smoking ban

Kearney-Holt CAN group is making plans to approach the community with another indoor smoking ban. On Oct. 14 the group held an open forum for anyone interested in the prospect of an indoor smoking ban. The group, along with the Northland Coalition, appro
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Oct 23, 2014 09:59
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[Missouri] Chadwick hopes to decrease teen smoking by raising age to buy tobacco products, e-cigarettes

First Ward Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick proposed an ordinance increasing the age of tobacco purchase in Columbia to 21. Four states have counties and towns where 21 is the minimum age to purchase tobacco products. A bill in the New Jersey Senate would inc
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Oct 9, 2014 10:58
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[Missouri] Americans drink less when cigarettes cost more

In the U.S., higher cigarette taxes and strict smoke-free policies not only curb smoking but also lower alcohol consumption, a new study shows.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:31
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