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[Missouri] Judge Upholds Tobacco Tax Ballot Measure

A Missouri judge has upheld the ballot language of a proposal asking voters to raise the state's tobacco taxes.
AP - Associated Press
added May 23, 2012 05:44
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[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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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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Tobacco Industry Bankrolls Amendment 3 & Proposition A to Deceive Missouri Voters & Keep Cigarettes Cheap

"It is unfortunate two tobacco industry-sponsored ballot measures will appear on Missouri's ballot in November. Voters should be alarmed that those who profit from keeping smokers addicted have hijacked worthwhile causes by forcing Missourians to settle
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2016 21:28
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[Missouri] Petition drive challenges Kansas City e-cigarette restrictions

Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) is gathering signatures to overturn that indoor vapor use ban in Kansas City...said health advocates did not reach out to the vapor industry to hear their perspective before the council’s vote. He s
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 30, 2015 17:36
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Veto session sparks debate over role of e-cigarettes

Even if Nixon doesn't convince health advocates and lawmakers that the FDA's rules are enough, Senate Bill 841 may not even be a debate during this year's busy veto session. "Every week that's gone by since session concluded, more studies have been rel
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Sep 10, 2014 17:02
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Missouri Veto Lays Bare Growing Debate Over Electronic Cigarettes

But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17
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[Missouri] Big Tobacco Loses Another one, for $50M

A city judge partially vacated a 2013 arbitration ruling that cost Missouri $70 million from its annual tobacco settlement payment. Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards' ruling is expected to return nearly $50 million to the state's c
Courthouse News
added May 7, 2014 18:04
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[Missouri] Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

Cardiology chief Michael Lim at Saint Louis University Hospital says just because tobacco cigarettes are so bad for you, it’s wrong to take that leap of faith to believe e-cigarettes are any better. “However, I think there’s a significant role—several of
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added May 2, 2014 21:01
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[Missouri] LETTERS: Smoking ban negatively affects liberty of St. Joseph residents

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 29, 2014 12:46
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