Headlines Tagged with Missouri — 4,299 headlines found
The controversial proposal to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products failed to pass Thursday morning after a tied vote of Jefferson City's Public Safety Committee.
Jul 1, 2016 KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:19
July 1 will be one year since Branson implemented its comprehensive smoke-free ordinance, and local business owners say they have felt both positive and negative repercussions.
Jun 29, 2016 Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Jun 29, 2016 15:52
City Council unanimously passed a measure on Monday that places limitations on where smokers can light up outdoors....bans smoking in outdoor dining areas — a decision that was previously left to the proprietor of a business. It also prohibits smoking — i
Jun 28, 2016 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57
The City Council is considering amending a portion of city code to include outdoor dining areas, public seating areas and service areas in its list of places where smoking — including use of electronic cigarettes — is prohibited.
Jun 14, 2016 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 14, 2016 20:41
Lee’s Summit health and business leaders are urging the Lee’s Summit City Council to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Lee’s Summit CARES and the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce already have endorsed the concept. The city’s a
Jun 2, 2016 Lees Summit (MO) Journal
added Jun 3, 2016 15:44
Nationally, health experts say the trend to lower tobacco use coincides with the advent of widespread smoking restrictions; greater public understanding of the health impacts; anti-smoking campaigns; and increased cigarette taxes...Missouri offers free he
May 26, 2016 St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added May 26, 2016 19:39
A ruling by a Cole County judge has put the fate of a proposed ballot measure raising Missouri’s tobacco tax in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the idea’s main opponent faces allegations that it violated state campaign finance law.
May 20, 2016 Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 22, 2016 19:45
One of two ballot initiatives that would increase Missouri’s cigarette tax may be in trouble. A Cole County judge has said the fiscal note on a 60-cent-a-pack proposal overestimates the revenue that would be raised. He has directed the auditor to review
May 20, 2016 90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
a judge ruled its financial estimate is insufficient and unfair. The ruling Thursday by Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green directs the state auditor to come up with a new estimate. It also effectively invalidates all the petitions submitted to the secr
May 21, 2016 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 21, 2016 20:26
An initiative proposing to raise Missouri's cigarette tax to benefit early childhood programs is in jeopardy of not making the November ballot after a judge ruled its financial estimate is insufficient and unfair... Raise Your Hand for Kids, the group s
May 20, 2016 KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
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