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Big Tobacco Okay With Missouri's Prop B?

Measure raises tobacco taxes but eliminates price advantage for smaller tobacco companies
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:22

[Missouri] Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches a Milestone – At Least 200 U.S. Cities and Counties Have Raised the Tobacco Age

With approval Monday by the City Council of Liberty, Mo., at least 200 cities and counties across the United States (PDF) have now enacted laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. The fast-growing Tobacco 21 movement is an innovat
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:05

Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37

[Missouri] VIDEO: E-Cigarette us doubles in US, Springfield tobacco stores see spike in sales

Springfield tobacco shop owner Don Johnson has noticed the increase in sales. He keeps several different types in stock and believes the spike is partly due to their drop in price.
KSPR-TV Springfield 33 (Springfield, MO)
added Mar 7, 2013 04:31

[Missouri] First suspects in cigarette smuggling ring appear in federal court

ST. LOUIS - The first of 35 defendants in a contraband cigarette ring stretching from Missouri to the east coast appeared in federal court Tuesday. The defendants are appearing in three groups over the next three days. Prosecutors claim they acted as cou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jun 21, 2017 20:06

Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11

[Missouri] DIRT CHEAP CIGARETTES - Ad from 2016-03-27

St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 28, 2016 15:08

A Springfield tobacco dealer has filed a lawsuit challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that would more than quadruple Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax and create new fees on some off-brand cigarettes bug

The suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot. Boeving claims a summary statement and fiscal note on the initiative's sample sheet ar
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 16, 2016 13:15

[Missouri] Details in tobacco settlement case emerging

Judge Jimmie Edwards ordered the case file opened for public scrutiny. The order, issued Tuesday, threw open the flurry of filings made since September, when the arbitrators ruled that Missouri and five other states had not met enforcement obligations un
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Apr 27, 2014 12:19

[Missouri] Editorial: Fixing the tobacco loophole: Right on issue, wrong on methods

As a matter of both fairness and fiscal reality, closing the loophole would be good public policy. But setting up a shell organization to hide the identities of deep-pocketed donors paying for the fight is not. That’s what a group of people who normally
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 10, 2014 14:11
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