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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

[Missouri] Police identify officer, allege teen stole cigars

"It’s bad enough they assassinated him, and now they’re trying to assassinate his character," Crump said. An attorney for the teen who was with Brown on the day of the shooting said his client has acknowledged to investigators that Brown took cigars fro
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2014 16:53

Judge rules Missouri should receive millions more in tobacco funds

A St. Louis judge ruled on Friday that because of arbitration errors, Missouri should receive up to $50 million that had been withheld from tobacco settlement funds. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Edwards ruled that the arbitrator’s method of allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 6, 2014 08:54

[Missouri] Community support split for smoking ban

The Kearney Board of Aldermen was asked why the city couldn’t bring the smoking ban issue to a public vote, like the city of St. Joseph did this week. Mayor Bill Dane said Kearney, being a Class 4 city, couldn’t bring the issue to a public vote because i
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Apr 9, 2014 15:25

Missouri Senate panel endorses tobacco settlement fix

Under the settlement, Missouri expected to get $130 million this year. But it will likely get less than half because of an arbitrator's ruling that state officials failed to diligently enforce the settlement a decade ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:16

[Missouri] LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

facts of the new study discussed by Mr. Kneibert were not completely addressed. First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentation by a medical student, Ange Wang, at the June 2013 meeting of the Amer
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Mar 23, 2014 00:50

[Missouri] Bar profits going up in smoke due to smoking ban ($$)

Nearly a month after Sedalia went smoke-free, some bar owners are saying the measure is costing them their livelihood. During the public comments portion of Monday’s Sedalia City Council meeting, several owners and managers spoke against th
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Sep 28, 2013 07:06

[Missouri] Summary of SC92961, Lincoln Smith, et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (PDF)

Court en banc holds: Because the court of appeals’ mandate in the first appeal did not address any issues concerning what evidence could be presented at the retrial of punitive damages, and because the circuit court did not err in overruling either the Sm
The Missouri Judiciary
added Sep 11, 2013 21:27

[Missouri, South Carolina] LAUDERDALE: One of these days, we, too, will have smoke-free parks and beaches

A good idea went up in smoke Tuesday night in Beaufort. City Council said no to a suggestion from town staff that smoking be banned in city parks. ... But someone has already taken his alleged right to smoke cigarettes in a public park all the way to th
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 12, 2013 08:30

[Missouri] Is smoking in public park a constitutional right? Supreme Court refuses case

Arthur Gallagher, a smoker, challenged a ban on lighting up in city buildings, parks, and playgrounds in Clayton, Mo. The Supreme Court turned away the case Monday.
Christian Science Monitor
added May 13, 2013 13:35
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