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VIDEO: Missouri Inmates No Longer Allowed to Smoke in Jail

The decision comes after an inmate, serving a life sentence for double murder, won a lawsuit against the department. In the lawsuit, the inmate, who suffers from asthma, claims he suffered health effects from secondhand smoke while incarcerated. Accord
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:46
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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[Missouri] Anti-Smoking Advocates Advocating Stricter Laws

Anti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County, and activists in neighboring St. Louis County are considering a push for a stricter law.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 25, 2017 21:13
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[Missouri] Housing Authority properties to go smoke-free

Residents will not be allowed to smoke inside units or buildings owned by the Housing Authority starting Jan. 1. Items included in the policy are cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes, e-cigarettes and vape pens. Residents will be allowed to smoke in
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 20, 2017 19:06
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[Missouri] Tobacco-free workplace proposal snuffed out by Mt. Vernon aldermen

A proposal to institute a totally tobacco-free (including snuff and chewing tobacco) workplace policy for the city of Mt. Vernon failed following a vote of the board of aldermen during their regular meeting Dec. 12, 2017. Mayor Dave Eden, a pharmacist by
Lawrence County (MO) Record
added Dec 20, 2017 18:52
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[Missouri] VIDEO: New effort to ban indoor smoking in St. Charles County

A coalition called Smoke-Free St. Charles County said smoke-free indoor air is good for health, good for business and good for the region. The group has partnered with the American Heart Association, which provided $355,000 to help get the idea onto next
KSDK-TV Ch. 5 (St. Louis, MO)
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Missouri] A smoking ban in St. Charles County and end of exemptions in St. Louis County? Voters may decide

Health groups have launched an initiative petition drive to put a strict countywide indoor smoking ban before St. Charles County voters in the Nov. 6 election . Meanwhile, anti-smoking activists also may mount a petition campaign to get a public vote th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?

Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[Missouri] Free help to quit smoking, HUD rule makes public housing smoke-free by July 31

In advance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s smoke-free housing rule requiring all public housing to be smoke-free by July 31, 2018, the American Lung Association in Missouri, with support from the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Fou
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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