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[Missouri] Woman claims cigarettes contained asbestos, caused cancer

A tobacco company allegedly secretly included asbestos in one of its cigarette brands in the 1950s, which cause mesothelioma, a lawsuit said. Katherine S. Jones filed the lawsuit July 9 in U.S. District Court in Missouri against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42
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[Missouri, Nebraska, New York] ATF sting targets smuggled smokes

The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16
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Missouri appeals court orders new trial on tobacco case

A Missouri appeals court threw out a $1.5 million punitive judgment Tuesday against Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. and ordered a new trial to reconsider the issue.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 2, 2012 18:15
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Police reveal Darren Wilson as cop who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri

confrontation began after more than two dozen protesters closed off a section of street near a convenience store that has become part of the case surrounding Michael Brown. It was revealed by police that Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot dead
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:22
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[Missouri] Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

But this time, there's a key difference that could bolster its chances. Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six years ago, is largely sitting this one out.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2012 18:13
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Missouri's E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

While the law doesn’t plainly forbid regulation of e-cigarettes, these groups point out that, by defining e-cigarettes as not tobacco, it keeps them from being subject to the same taxes and health-requirements as traditional cigarettes. A.J. Moll, on th
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:17
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[Missouri] WING: It Doesn't Matter If Michael Brown Stole A Box Of Cigars

revealed that the 18-year-old was the lead suspect in a strong-arm robbery at a convenience store, where a box of Swisher Sweets cigars valued at $48.99 was stolen and a clerk was allegedly shoved. Surveillance photos released by police appear to show a f
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:45
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[Missouri] LETTER: Ban e-cigarettes in indoor public places

I write as a concerned St. Louis resident, consistently disgusted at the fact that I am offered an e-cigarette every time I pass by Supreme Nicotine, a kiosk in the center of the Galleria mall. Not only am I offered an e-cigarette, I am forced to breathe
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2012 11:04
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[Missouri] Federal law snuffs out cigarette-rolling venture

It now sits idle, the result of a provision in the federal highway bill signed into law last week that classified merchants like him as manufacturers. "That's one of the most confusing things to us is what a retail mom-and-pop store has to do with the f
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 16, 2012 12:27
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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