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[Missouri] Ron Hutchison, guest columnist: Tobacco industry puts kids at risk

The tobacco industry is thumbing its nose at child labor laws in this country. Picture, if you can, 8-year-old Pablo Perez, a Mexican national, picking tobacco leaves in a field in North Carolina. It is summer. It is blowtorch hot, and Pablo works with bl
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 21, 2014 23:45

Missouri's electronic cigarette debate centers on definition of tobacco product, taxes - Columbia Missourian

The debate over electronic cigarette sales and regulations in Missouri comes down to a simple question: Are e-cigarettes tobacco? Vaping advocates say no: The devices vaporize a liquid nicotine solution and ultimately only simulate tobacco smoking. Healt
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Sep 21, 2014 23:38

[Missouri] ROSS: Gov. Nixon’s e-cigarette veto: harming smokers, not protecting kids

predicted that electronic devices will outstrip deadly combustible cigarettes within a decade or so — IF government tax collectors and nanny-state regulators will get out of the way. This technology should be a public health miracle.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:24

[Missouri] SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups Reveal Real Reason they Opposed Ban on E-Cig Sales to Minors: Money and Protection of Cigarette Sales

they want to see electronic cigarettes taxed, just as tobacco products... Why would we want to give cigarettes even more of a competitive advantage in the marketplace by reducing the cost advantage... willing to sacrifice the health of Missouri children b
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:45

[Missouri] Chadwick proposes age increase to buy tobacco products

Chadwick proposed two bills toward the end of the Columbia City Council's regular meeting, one to raise the age limit for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the other to extend the city's indoor smoking ban to e-cigarettes. The council vo
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Sep 17, 2014 11:08

[Missouri] CVS boldly snuffs out tobacco sales at its drugstores

Walgreens, and its slogan “at the corner of happy and healthy”....would mean more if Walgreens joined CVS to end tobacco product sales....Maybe the Missouri legislature will raise the tax from an embarrassing 17 cents a pack to $2 a pack to follow CVS’ g
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 11:05

[Missouri] Chadwick proposes increasing legal age to buy tobacco products

Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick has called for Columbia to ban the use of e-cigarettes indoors and to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco products in the city to 21. The council unanimously passed a motion just after midnight on Tuesday at its regular me
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Sep 17, 2014 06:56

[Missouri] Bob Sigman: Overland Park leads the way against risks of e-cigarettes

Overland Park has again demonstrated why it is recognized as one of the nation’s most livable cities. In August, the city council banned the use of electronic cigarettes in public places, the first city in Johnson County to take action against what is ca
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 06:12

Missouri's E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

While the law doesn’t plainly forbid regulation of e-cigarettes, these groups point out that, by defining e-cigarettes as not tobacco, it keeps them from being subject to the same taxes and health-requirements as traditional cigarettes. A.J. Moll, on th
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:17

[Missouri] AUDIO: E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

BRAVE is not opposed to what Moll has described as "rational regulations" including detailed labeling and not selling to minors. The e-cigarette sector in Missouri is marking a victory on one of those fronts after lawmakers in Jefferson City decided to
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:35
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