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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

[Missouri] Washington, Mo., smoking ban gives break to corncob pipe maker

Corncob pipes excluded, this city will have a smoking law come April 15. ... City Administrator Jim Briggs said his office and that of Mayor Sandy Lucy fielded concerns about smoking at Missouri Meerschaum Co. after the first law was passed.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 20, 2013 15:28

[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. “The voters were not saying no to
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Mar 1, 2013 11:47

[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] 73-cent cigarette tax increase put to voters

The initiative, Proposition B, would put an additional 73 cents per pack on cigarettes, increasing the total tax to 90 cents per pack. Missouri currently has the lowest tobacco tax in the nation at 17 cents a pack.
Liberty (MO) Tribune
added Oct 11, 2012 04:27

[Missouri] Tobacco tax hike to go before voters again

On Nov. 6, voters will be asked to approve a ballot measure titled Proposition B that increases cigarette tax by 73 cents a pack. Missouri has the lowest cigarette tax in the country at 17 cents. Measures similar to Proposition B in 2002 and 2006 were def
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 2, 2012 16:42

[Missouri] Rival Cigarette Tax Ballots Stir up Debate

Two rival ballot proposals to increase the state’s 17-cents-per-pack tobacco tax—the lowest in the United States—have divided the tobacco industry. One proposal would request voters formally amend the Missouri constitution to jack up the cigarette tax t
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 6, 2016 16:40

[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
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