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[Missouri] Defying Smoking Ban, Lindner's Pub Owner Vows to Let Patrons Puff Away

But then came the smoking ban. It went into effect as 2016 dawned, and after a few months' grace period, the city began enforcing it. That ban, Lindner says, is killing his business..."It's a $100 fine for allowing smoking. Well, that's a $100 tax write
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Feb 16, 2017 20:48

[Missouri] Kansas tax hike on tobacco would triple smuggling rates, researchers project

Brownback’s request for a $1.50-a-pack tax increase, according to data released Monday by a Michigan research group. The tax increase would raise the smuggling rate in Kansas from about 15 percent of cigarettes consumed to 46.5 percent, says the estimate
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 10, 2015 08:01

[Missouri] Branson businesses fuming against proposed smoking ordinance

Several business managers and restaurant owners voiced their concerns on Tuesday night to city officials about a proposed ordinance that would make much of the city smoke-free. Matthew Stoll, the manager of Outback Pub, says the ordinance would significa
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:53

[Missouri] Smoking ban passes in close vote

St. Joseph has snuffed out indoor smoking ... Unofficial election results show the smoking ban passed 52.75 percent (7,849 votes) to 47.25 percent (7,031 votes). However, only seven of the 18 precincts voted to pass the ordinance. A breakdown of results c
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Apr 9, 2014 00:42

[Missouri] Infant Hospitalized from Cigarette Burns, Wouldn't Have Happened with EverSmoke

e grandmother removed her oxygen to light a cigarette, which caused a fire, that then burned the baby on her arms, chest and hand. The grandmother immediately grabbed the infant and ran outside the flaming trailer home.
added Jan 15, 2013 12:52

Missouri smoking tax opponents wary of Prop B

Convenience store owners across the state are using these orange signs to voice opposition to a ballot measure increasing taxes on a pack of cigarettes from 17 to 90 cents. An industry trade group representing the stores doubts the tax money will be spent
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 14, 2012 20:08

[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

[Missouri] C-Stores Under Scrutiny After Tobacco Raid

“People walk into gas stations and you just see all the different tobacco products that they sell on top of being a kind of grocery, convenience store, going to almost a tobacco store/convenience store,” Aldridge said. Aldridge comments come in the
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 25, 2017 00:15

[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

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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