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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

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

[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

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

[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

[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

[Missouri, South Carolina] LAUDERDALE: One of these days, we, too, will have smoke-free parks and beaches

A good idea went up in smoke Tuesday night in Beaufort. City Council said no to a suggestion from town staff that smoking be banned in city parks. ... But someone has already taken his alleged right to smoke cigarettes in a public park all the way to th
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 12, 2013 08:30

[Missouri] Is smoking in public park a constitutional right? Supreme Court refuses case

Arthur Gallagher, a smoker, challenged a ban on lighting up in city buildings, parks, and playgrounds in Clayton, Mo. The Supreme Court turned away the case Monday.
Christian Science Monitor
added May 13, 2013 13:35

[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
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