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Missouri Veto Lays Bare Growing Debate Over Electronic Cigarettes

But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17

[Missouri] Big Tobacco Loses Another one, for $50M

A city judge partially vacated a 2013 arbitration ruling that cost Missouri $70 million from its annual tobacco settlement payment. Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards' ruling is expected to return nearly $50 million to the state's c
Courthouse News
added May 7, 2014 18:04

[Missouri] Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

Cardiology chief Michael Lim at Saint Louis University Hospital says just because tobacco cigarettes are so bad for you, it’s wrong to take that leap of faith to believe e-cigarettes are any better. “However, I think there’s a significant role—several of
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added May 2, 2014 21:01

[Missouri] LETTERS: Smoking ban negatively affects liberty of St. Joseph residents

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 29, 2014 12:46

[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

[Missouri] Summary of SC92961, Lincoln Smith, et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (PDF)

Court en banc holds: Because the court of appeals’ mandate in the first appeal did not address any issues concerning what evidence could be presented at the retrial of punitive damages, and because the circuit court did not err in overruling either the Sm
The Missouri Judiciary
added Sep 11, 2013 21:27

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
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