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[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

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

[Missouri] Military's push to discourage tobacco use stumbles amid cheap cigarettes

base exchanges are the military’s version of department stores and are expected to offer personnel and their families good deals on merchandise. But their everyday low cigarette prices fly in the face of Department of Defense policies aimed at discouragi
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 1, 2014 18:33

[Missouri] FIELD: My view: The way towards a smoking ban

In the end, however, bar and restaurant owners have seen the light. Whether they've been motivated by their health-minded consciences or by rumors of eventual statewide smoking bans, their actions deserve praise.
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:12
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