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[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
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 30, 2016 17:29
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[Missouri] Some Want to Snuff Out City Councilman's Smoking Age Increase

Some say the St. Louis City Councilmen’s proposal to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21 is a bad idea. Bill Hannegan is the director of Keep St. Louis Free, a group dedicated to protecting personal freedoms of local citizens. He thinks the Coun
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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[Missouri] E-cigarette supporters fight St. Louis County legislation to hike minimum age to purchase tobacco

“The idea that raising the (minimum age) will magically turn young people away from tobacco products is wrong,” Corey Noles, the editor and publisher of a St. Louis-based vaping magazine told members of the county council at an afternoon hearing of the J
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2016 17:23
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[Missouri] Raise Your Hand for Kids gets big legal victory, still on the ballot

Beetem’s ruling should allow the amendment to remain on the ballot through the November election, barring appeals by opponents. Beetem ruled that challenges to the substance of the amendment were not yet ripe. He also ruled against challenges to the certi
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 03:47
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Missouri tobacco tax hike proposal survives court challenge

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem dismissed efforts to remove the measure. His ruling, which opponents vowed to appeal, came the same day critics of another proposal that would reinstate campaign contribution limits in the state asked a different Cole
Missouri Lawyers Media
added Aug 24, 2016 17:19
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Judge rules tobacco tax hike belongs on Missouri ballot, but critics vow to appeal

signatures collected for a citizen petition to raise the tobacco tax in Missouri are valid, and that the measure belongs on the ballot in November. During a hearing last week, backers and opponents made their arguments regarding three lawsuits allege th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 24, 2016 16:58
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Patty Arrowood vs. Missouri Secretary of State and Raise Your Hand for Kids & Ms. Erin Brower: FINDINGS OF FACT, CONCLUSIONS OF LAW, AND JUDGMENT (PDF)

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that ... the signatures collected for Initiative Petition 2016-152 be upheld as valid for purposes of determining whether the minimum registered voter signature requirement in the Missouri Constitution has been met; and that Count II
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 04:20
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[Missouri] Local Bill Introduced to Raise Tobacco Sales Age to 21 in St. Louis County

Local public health organizations and healthcare institutions support legislation introduced today by St. Louis County Councilman, Dr. Sam Page that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 in St. Louis County. The Tobacco
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2016 21:27
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[Missouri] Opponents and backers of tobacco tax hike make their case in court

A trial began Friday to determine whether or not a proposed tobacco tax hike should remain on the ballot in November... At issue is the process citizens have for bringing a constitutional change before voters. Proponents offer their petition, with a summ
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2016 02:18
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[Missouri] Circuit court ruling on cigarette tax initiative expected quickly

Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48
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