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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

[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
added Nov 9, 2016 12:59

[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

[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

[Missouri] Tobacco Tax May Go Up In Smoke

One ballot question on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot is called Proposition B. It asks if Missouri law should be “amended to create the Health and Education Trust Fund of .0365 cents per cigarette and 25 percent of the manufacturers invoice price for
McDonald County (MO) PRess
added Nov 1, 2012 20:27

[Missouri] Curator questions plan to earmark tobacco tax revenue

University of Missouri Curator Wayne Goode, in an early ballot, voted for Proposition B, albeit somewhat reluctantly.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Oct 29, 2012 14:18

[Missouri] Battle lines are clear on proposed tobacco tax hike

And there is clearly little love lost between the spokesmen for each side. Ron Leone, head of the state’s convenience store association, says of his opponents: “They are fundamentally anti-tobacco zealots . . . Counters Roy Temple, campaign manager fo
St. Louis (MO) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2012 09:18

[Kentucky, Missouri] St. Louis couple charged in massive contraband cigarette scheme

A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade along with two relatives were charged in Kentucky with using phony invoices to avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars' worth of cigarettes sold in several states.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2012 05:53

Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21

[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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