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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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Tobacco companies line up on both sides of Missouri tax debate

civil war in the tobacco industry could play out in Missouri this year. A pair of rival ballot measures seek to raise the state’s lowest-in-the-nation 17-cents-a-pack...parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco donated $1 million to one tobacco tax proposa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2016 18:49
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4 States Report Results of Ballot Questions California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota voters decide on tobacco taxes

Here are the results of tobacco-related California, Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota ballot questions: California: The California secretary of state reported that with ballots in 99.4% of the precincts counted, voters approved Proposition 56 with 62.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:33
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[Missouri] Mo. Supreme Court upholds $1.5M tobacco judgment

upheld a $1.5 million punitive damages judgment for a Kansas City area family in a long-running lawsuit against a tobacco company. The court's ruling Tuesday affirmed the 2009 judgment against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. for the family of Barbara Sm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 11, 2013 14:14
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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] KC prosecutors accuse 17 people and one business of smuggling cigarettes

Kansas City prosecutors announced criminal charges Wednesday against 17 people who allegedly were part of a national conspiracy to illegally traffic cigarettes. The federal charges are linked to the law enforcement seizure last year of $2.6 million, a
Olathe (KS) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2013 01:43
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[Missouri, New York] Seneca businessman charged in contraband cigarette case

Federal prosecutors in Missouri have charged a prominent Seneca Nation businessman with making illegal deals to buy nearly $500,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes from an undercover agent from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. Wil
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:23
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[Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] California approves tax increase on cigarettes

California voters agreed to significantly increase the tax on cigarettes and vaping devices, but similar measures fell short in Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri, according to late Tuesday vote tallies. California's Proposition 56 will increase taxes
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 12:59
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[Missouri] St. Louis County May Raise Legal Age

St. Louis County--Missouri’s most populated county--is looking to raise the minimum age people can legally buy tobacco products to 21 years old from 18, reported the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Councilman Sam Page was recently scheduled to introduce the le
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 30, 2016 17:29
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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57
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[Missouri] E-Cigarettes Make Marijuana Smoke Virtually Undetectable

Sergeant Jason Grellner, Past President of the Narcotics Officers Association says authorities are trying to curb the trend of loading hash and honey oils extracted from marijuana into electronic cigarettes, and then smoking them in public.
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Nov 11, 2013 05:45
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