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[Missouri] Screening advances improve lung cancer detection

A less-than-five minute procedure and a few seconds of holding the breath can help catch the deadliest form of cancer for both men and women, and medical professionals are encouraging people not to ignore the risk factors. “This is a very simple, very q
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Nov 30, 2016 04:32
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[Missouri] American Heart Association Celebrates "Tobacco 21" Public Health Victory in St. Louis City & County

Mayor Francis Slay took a major step last week in protecting St. Louis youth by signing Tobacco 21, thereby raising the minimum legal sale age of all tobacco products from 18 to 21 in St. Louis City. With the signing of this bill, the City of St. Louis j
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 03:09
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[Illinois] Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. Fox 2 News recently followed a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Lou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:55
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[Missouri] Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Yet big money doesn't always talk. The tobacco industry contributed millions to the election cycle in Missouri but was unable to sway voters to support a limited tobacco tax. In moves that confused the public, tobacco companies supported two different ci
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 19, 2016 19:08
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[Missouri] St. Louis Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

The St. Louis vote adds momentum to fast-growing efforts in Missouri and across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, Tobacco 21 laws have been passed by California, Hawaii and more than 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:17
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4 States Report Results of Ballot Questions California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota voters decide on tobacco taxes Thomas A. Briant November 09, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS -- Here are the results of tobacco-related California, Colorado, Missouri and

Here are the results of tobacco-related California, Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota ballot questions: California: The California secretary of state reported that with ballots in 99.4% of the precincts counted, voters approved Proposition 56 with 62.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:33
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[Missouri] GLANTZ: Big Tobacco loses tax battle in California, but Big Marijuana is on the rise

Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco Big Tobacco killed similar tax proposals in Colorado ($1.75 a pack; 46 percent yes) and North Dakota (44 cents; 45 percent) by outspending proponents by a factor of six. The lesson: You don’t have t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:53
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] election results: the state of tobacco taxes

Tobacco tax increases were on ballots in four states yesterday: California, Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri. Each of these states has some of the lowest cigarette prices in the country and has not raised tobacco taxes in more than a decade.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:00
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Missouri cigarette taxes fail, voters support campaign contribution limits and voter ID requirements

The other cigarette tax plan — Proposition A — would have phased in a 23-cent-per-pack increase over five years, with the proceeds used to repair roads and bridges. The dueling plans were part of a dispute between large tobacco companies, which bankro
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 10, 2016 13:59
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Cigarette taxes lose, voter photo ID wins in Missouri

sending two taxes on tobacco to defeat... All of the attention was on Amendment 3, which began as a campaign to raise more than $300 million for early childhood health and education, but devolved into a tug-of-war between Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco, a
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 10, 2016 13:57
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