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[Missouri] Booming sales of e-cigarettes attract big-time marketing and more calls for regulation

Erika Sward, national spokeswoman for the Lung Association, said there has been too little research into the claims of e-cigarette sellers and too much marketing that looks disturbingly like the bad old days. Cigarette ads were banned from TV in 1971.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 26, 2013 04:35
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[Missouri] Smoking-ban cities would face tax penalty under House bill

Cities and counties with local smoking bans would face stiff financial penalties under a Missouri House bill submitted recently by a group of St. Charles County lawmakers. The measure would require cities or counties to turn over to local school district
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 23, 2013 12:46
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Council Needs More Time to Decide Changes on Smoking Ordinance

* All bars are exempt from the ban in a confusing and unclear decision. On the last item, council vote seemed clouded by discourse on whether or not to make it an all-inclusive policy. "If you need to exempt them, then you need to exempt the other ones
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Mar 28, 2013 13:03
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[Missouri] Convenience stores support, helped write cigarette tax hike proposal

After helping block three statewide votes over the last decade,the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association now has helped write a proposed cigarettes-only tax increase it can — and will — support.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Mar 4, 2013 06:03
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[Missouri, Nebraska] The Business of a Smoking Ban, Part I

Lost business versus healthier employees. Freedom of choice versus avoiding second hand smoke. These arguments are all current to us, but more than eight years old to some just a state away. Take a trip one hour north and one hour west from St. Joseph an
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Feb 18, 2013 21:52
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[Missouri] St. Louis County rethinking smoking ban exemptions

Councilman Mike O'Mara said he will introduce a measure Tuesday in an effort to "level the playing field" for businesses that must comply with the ban while their competitors do not. "I've heard from too many owners of bars and restaurants who have conv
Southeast Missourian
added Jan 14, 2013 10:06
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[Missouri] Lake Saint Louis limits sale of tobacco paraphernalia

Rolling your own cigarette isn't illegal in Lake Saint Louis, but buying the rolling papers in that city will be difficult. The Board of Aldermen on Dec. 17 voted 4-1 to approve a bill regulating the sale of "tobacco-related paraphernalia" inside city
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 23, 2012 22:36
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The Star’s editorial | Defeat of cigarette tax increase hurts Missouri in long run

The truth is, Missouri couldn’t afford not to raise its cigarette tax. But now that it has, the onus falls on Nixon and the legislature to explain what the state must do without so that smokers can purchase cigarettes with a puny tax of 17 cents a pack.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 10, 2012 21:49
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[Missouri] Avid Smoker Can't Fight New Ban in Clayton, Mo.

A man cannot sue a Missouri suburb over its anti-smoking ordinance, the 8th Circuit ruled. Arthur Gallagher sued the city of Clayton
Courthouse News
added Nov 9, 2012 11:27
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Missouri keeps tobacco tax as the lowest in the nation

With complete but unofficial statewide results, the tobacco-tax issue, called Proposition B, was defeated narrowly. It was the third attempt in 11 years to increase state taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 7, 2012 05:25
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