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[Georgia, Missouri, New York] Eltingville husband and wife indicted in federal cigarette smuggling scheme

Fourteen people, including a Staten Island husband and wife, were indicted on federal charges for allegedly smuggling contraband cigarettes from southern states to sell in New York...Kishchenko and another man who was also charged in the bust traveled to
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 13, 2016 17:39
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[Kansas, Missouri] Will large cities follow KC and raise smoking age?

While states and cities frequently change ages for consumption of products, the responsibility is ultimately falling on the retailers, and some say they are fed up with it. One local gas station clerk, who wouldn’t disclose her name, said, “I’m tired o
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Nov 21, 2015 21:34
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[Missouri] Nixa bans use of e-cigarettes, tobacco products on city-owned properties

city council unanimously passed an ordinance banning the use of all tobacco products on any land or facility owned by the city, including public parks and pools. Nixa passed an indoor smoking ban for public places in 2007. The council a few months ago s
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 6, 2015 18:04
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[Missouri] Americans drink less when cigarettes cost more

In the U.S., higher cigarette taxes and strict smoke-free policies not only curb smoking but also lower alcohol consumption, a new study shows.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:31
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[Missouri] Police identify officer, allege teen stole cigars

"It’s bad enough they assassinated him, and now they’re trying to assassinate his character," Crump said. An attorney for the teen who was with Brown on the day of the shooting said his client has acknowledged to investigators that Brown took cigars fro
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2014 16:53
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Judge rules Missouri should receive millions more in tobacco funds

A St. Louis judge ruled on Friday that because of arbitration errors, Missouri should receive up to $50 million that had been withheld from tobacco settlement funds. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Edwards ruled that the arbitrator’s method of allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 6, 2014 08:54
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[Missouri] Community support split for smoking ban

The Kearney Board of Aldermen was asked why the city couldn’t bring the smoking ban issue to a public vote, like the city of St. Joseph did this week. Mayor Bill Dane said Kearney, being a Class 4 city, couldn’t bring the issue to a public vote because i
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Apr 9, 2014 15:25
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Missouri Senate panel endorses tobacco settlement fix

Under the settlement, Missouri expected to get $130 million this year. But it will likely get less than half because of an arbitrator's ruling that state officials failed to diligently enforce the settlement a decade ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:16
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[Missouri] LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

facts of the new study discussed by Mr. Kneibert were not completely addressed. First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentation by a medical student, Ange Wang, at the June 2013 meeting of the Amer
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Mar 23, 2014 00:50
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[Missouri] Bar profits going up in smoke due to smoking ban ($$)

Nearly a month after Sedalia went smoke-free, some bar owners are saying the measure is costing them their livelihood. During the public comments portion of Monday’s Sedalia City Council meeting, several owners and managers spoke against th
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Sep 28, 2013 07:06
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