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[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

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

[Missouri] MARKAY: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Funding provided by federal grants appear to have supported efforts to lobby state and local governments for greater restrictions on tobacco sales and usage in violation of restrictions on the use of federal funds for political or policy advocacy. The r
Washington Free Beacon
added Mar 12, 2014 00:45

Missouri tobacco tax to remain nation's lowest

for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: "This is a sad day for Missouri. While we respect the will of voters, we do not respect the last-ditch scare tactics tobacco companies used to confuse voters and thus preserve their profits from sell
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2012 10:52

Proposition B Would Raise Missouri's Cigarette Tax

The candidates vying to become the next governor of Missouri are not in favor of a proposed cigarette tax increase, but the voters -- not the candidates -- will have the final say in November.
Convenience Store News
added Sep 24, 2012 16:28

[Missouri, New York, Oklahoma] Investigators seize tribal funds; U.S. attorney seeks forfeiture of cash

Business leaders of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe would say nothing Thursday about the federal seizure of $266,000 from a Bank of Oklahoma account bearing the tribe's name in connection with a Missouri-centered probe of millions of dollars worth of illegal ciga
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 29, 2012 13:27
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