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[Missouri] FDA puts Columbia Break Time on notice for tobacco law violations

When a Break Time employee reportedly sold a package of Grizzly Long Cut Premium chew to a person younger than 18, things got complicated for the convenience store at 110 E. Nifong Blvd. The violation pushed the store past the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2015 02:32

Why Missouri’s tobacco tax might increase – and the organizations it would help

Three separate plans are afoot to raise Missouri’s tobacco tax — the lowest in the nation — with each proposing to spend the additional revenue differently. “There are actually three proposals going right now. One for higher education, you have one for
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Aug 28, 2015 20:11

Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57

Missouri Legislature favors Little Tobacco in cigarette wars

For the last 12 years, legislators have refused the state attorney general’s request to pass a law to neutralize a pricing advantage that small tobacco manufacturers enjoy. … Missouri will forfeit $69 million of the roughly $130 million that the state had
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 14:00

[Missouri] FDA intends to clear the air on e-cigarettes

Any day now, the federal Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a proposed rule about electronic cigarettes — a ruling that could send ripples into the workplace and other public places. Except in a few locations, notably New York City, use o
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 9, 2014 17:35

[Missouri] Clean Indoor Air Act Remains Popular In Kansas | KCUR

Three years after taking effect, the Clean Indoor Air Act remains overwhelmingly popular among Kansas voters, according to a statewide public opinion poll. It finds that 78 percent of Kansas voters approve of the law that prohibits smoking in most public
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 19, 2013 11:36

Esquire (blog) Missouri, Where the Lawmakers Smoke on the Job

If you thought our nation's Congress was bad, have a look at Missouri's statehouse. The Democrats there are so besieged that they can't even ban smoking from offices
Esquire Magazine
added Jan 18, 2013 07:09

[Missouri] Gas station PAC spent $2.65 million to defeat cigarette tax

Missouri voters defeated Proposition B last night (the tax increase on cigarettes) after the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association PAC raised more than $2.65 million to oppose the measure. . . . The PAC, which raised nearly $1
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Nov 7, 2012 22:05

[Missouri] VOTE “NO” ON THE TOBACCO TAX INITIATIVE – November 6, 2012 (PDF)

Many will argue that paragraph 13 specifically prohibits the funding of cloning. Unfortunately because of the passage of Article III, Section 38(d) in 2006, a prohibition on funding cloning does not prohibit the funding of all cloning
Missouri Right to Life
added Oct 26, 2012 04:10

GEORGE KENNEDY: Proposed tobacco tax increase offers chance to improve Missouri ($$)

Chris Kelly is not given to understatement. So when he says, as he did at Tuesday's campaign forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters, that Proposition B, the tobacco tax increase, "is the most important question on the state ballot" and "the way to
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Oct 14, 2012 03:35
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