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Tobacco money will help avoid cuts of in-home care, school busing, Missouri governor says

the Republican chief executive said a recent Missouri Supreme Court decision that will mean an estimated $50 million in additional revenue will be used to stave off planned reductions to a program serving 15,000 elderly and disabled people who receive in-
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[New York] 3 are charged for bootleg cigarette ring in eastern Missouri

Police believe the trio purchased thousands of dollars in cigarettes using fraudulent credit cards at convenience stores in Washington, Union, Cape Girardeau,... A representative of the Fas-Trip convenience store chain said this kind of crime hurts local
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Missouri] SEMO campus to be tobacco-free starting in the fall semester

Southeast Missouri State University is about to become completely tobacco-free. The university announced Friday that regents have approved a plan making all university properties, facilities and vehicles smoke- and tobacco-free starting with the fall sem
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:00
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[Missouri] Defying Smoking Ban, Lindner's Pub Owner Vows to Let Patrons Puff Away

But then came the smoking ban. It went into effect as 2016 dawned, and after a few months' grace period, the city began enforcing it. That ban, Lindner says, is killing his business..."It's a $100 fine for allowing smoking. Well, that's a $100 tax write
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Feb 16, 2017 20:48
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Ruling will restore Missouri tobacco settlement money

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled the state can recoup around $50 million in lost tobacco settlement money... Missouri lost millions of dollars after an arbitration panel decided the state in 2003 didn't properly enforce part of the settlement requirin
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2017 00:54
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[Missouri] Kansas Senate panel rejects Gov. Brownback tax plan but gives OK to Democrats’ proposal

Brownback’s plan, which he proposed to lawmakers last month, would have increased taxes on alcohol, cigarettes and tobacco products.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 15, 2017 01:15
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[Missouri] St. Louis bans smokeless tobacco at Busch, other venues

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products like chewing tobacco, dip and snuff at all sports venues, including Cardinals games at Busch Stadium. The measure provides no exemption for players or anyone e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2017 21:28
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[Missouri] St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball – 14 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

"Today, St. Louis is sending a loud and clear message that baseball players and other athletes are role models for our nation’s youth, and tobacco should no longer be associated with the sports culture," said Alderwoman Dionne Flowers, the sponsor of the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:20
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VIDEO: Missouri, Arkansas score badly in Lung Association survey

In 2016 -- California became the second state -- after Hawaii -- to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, earning the Golden State glowing remarks from the American Lung Association: "They really had a banner year this year as far a
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:09
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Want to smoke or carry a gun in the Missouri Capitol? You'll have to get elected first ($$)

Two privileges only Missouri state lawmakers can enjoy came under fire this week, with legislators questioning their own ability to carry firearms and smoke cigarettes in the Capitol building.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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