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Proposed tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[Missouri] MO Supreme Court rules tobacco tax proposal will go before voters

In a 7-0 decision, the justices rejected arguments from the measure’s opponents... In addition to Missouri Petroleum Marketers, the initiative’s also opposed by the American Cancer Society, the state’s teachers union and some medical groups.
The Missourinet
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[Missouri] St. Louis County Exec signs tobacco bill into law

St. Louis County residents under the age of 21 will no longer be able to purchase tobacco products, thanks to a controversial bill being signed into law today. The measure was approved earlier this month by the St. Louis County Council. Despite the bil
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:22
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Missouri’s E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

legislators overwhelmingly overrode the governor’s veto of a bill governing electronic cigarettes and the nicotine-infused mixtures they deliver.... In contrast to Missouri’s new law, the agency is considering classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:33
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[Missouri] E-cigarette backers slam vote to raise age for tobacco sales

The County Council raised the age of tobacco sales to 21 last week, a move praised by anti-smoking groups but criticized by e-cigarette advocates who say it will be harder for younger smokers to quit. The ban, called Tobacco 21 or T21, will go into effec
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:02
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Missouri lawmakers pass e-cigarette regulations

Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Monday to legislation barring people younger than 18 from buying electronic cigarettes, while exempting the nicotine products from other tobacco sales restrictions.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 15, 2016 17:36
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[Missouri] Young adults say vaping helped them quit smoking, restrictions are dangerous

On the heels of an ordinance that passed Tuesday night banning the sale of both tobacco and vaping products to anyone under the age of 21 in St. Louis County, vaping business owners say they are worried less about their bottom line than about 18- to 21-
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2016 17:29
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[Missouri] Want tobacco? You'll have to be 21 to buy it in St. Louis County

St. Louis County joined on Tuesday 190 other U.S. communities that have chosen to ban the sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems to anyone under the age of 21. The County Council enacted the ordinance in a 5-1 vote. West County
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2016 17:37
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country should reject the industry’s lies and support genuine efforts to protect children from tobacco addiction and save lives.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:45
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15
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