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[Missouri] KNEIBERT: A second look at the secondhand smoking debate

Will the NCI study prove to be a game-changer in how society deals with cigarette smoking? My guess is, probably not. That's because the secondhand smoke issue has gone well beyond science, and has become the primary wedge to outlaw smoking everywhere --
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Mar 11, 2014 22:27

Prop B Fails: Missourians Vote Down Tobacco Tax Increase

Voters in Missouri defeated the issue by a very narrow margin that saw the lead go back and forth several times as votes were counted Tuesday night. With 100% of the votes counted, Prop B was defeated 50.8% to 49.2%. Only 42,581 votes made the differen
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:57

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: The Star's recommendation | The time has come to raise Missouri's cigarette tax

It’s not often a single vote can make a state smarter, healthier and more prosperous. But Missourians have the chance to achieve all of those things on Nov. 6 by voting yes on Proposition B. The ballot measure increases the tax on tobacco products by a
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 7, 2012 18:00

[Missouri, Nevada] Advocates Demand Smokefree Casinos for Workers

Public health advocates from across the U.S. are gathering in Kansas City this week draw attention to the recent death of Sheryl Wilkins, a longtime casino worker who died of throat cancer earlier this month. For three decades working as a dealer in the s
PR Newswire
added Aug 16, 2012 02:31

[Missouri] Council votes to restore language to ‘no smoking’ ordinance.

Hannibal (MO) Courier-Post
added May 16, 2012 05:25

[Missouri] Cigar retailer: New FDA rules are 'nuclear bomb' for industry

"The FDA just dropped a nuclear bomb on the cigar industry," said Kendall Culbertson, the owner and manufacturer of The Outlaw Cigar in Overland Park. He said the rules will slash his current products by 75 percent and prevent new ones from coming to ma
KMBC-Ch. 9 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43

Ruling could keep cigarette tax initiative off Missouri ballot

A Missouri Appeals Court ruling adds five words to an initiative that seeks to increase Missouri’s cigarette tax. But the timing could keep the initiative from being on the November ballot.
Kansas City (MO) Business Journal
added Jul 11, 2016 17:49

[Missouri] VIDEO: Popcorn Lung Concerns for E-Cigarette Users

diacetyl is back in the spotlight. But this time its being found, in e-cigarettes. Originally thought to be a healthy alternative to smoking tobacco products, e-cigarettes, also called vapes, have become more popular than ever. But how much healthier ar
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:20

[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

[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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