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Missouri House Budget Chair Says Senate Move Would Be Unconstitutional

“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12

[Missouri] Kansas Receives $62 Million from Tobacco Settlement

The $62,057,021.91 total received is consistent with the estimate that the Attorney General provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators. ..Attorney General Derek Schmidt cautioned that predicting the anticipated amount of receipts over the next
Kansas City infoZine
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18

[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Housing authority steps up smoking policy

The Hornersville Housing Authority is stepping up the non-smoking policy to stop hazardous situations from happening due to smoke damage inside their homes. According to Jessica Coleman, executive director of the Hornersville Housing Authority, the main
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:40

[Missouri] Jefferson City Council raises legal age to buy tobacco products in a close vote

to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products. The council voted six to four in favor of Tobacco 21, giving the ordinance just enough votes to pass.
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13

[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15

[Missouri] City considers increasing age for purchase of tobacco

Alderman Jeff Bethurem made the proposal at last week’s regular board meeting, noting that as stewards of the community the board has an obligation to help prevent youth from using tobacco and e-cig products. Postponing the use of tobacco and e-cigs a fe
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:58

[Missouri] Gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster right about $50 million on the line with tobacco loophole

In his tweet, Koster called upon the legislature to #FixTheLoophole, which he says will save Missourians $50 million. The so-called tobacco loophole is money the state hopes to get from five big tobacco companies if it takes a tougher line with smaller
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52

Women allegedly bought up cigarettes in low-tax Missouri to sell in high-tax New York

Back in the motel room, police didn’t recover the alleged pot, but they found a different kind of smoking material: about 160 cartons of cigarettes. The women admitted they had driven around the St. Louis area in a rented car buying them up, with plans
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30

[Missouri] Capital City could raise minimum age for tobacco sales

A bill to set the minimum age for the sale of tobacco in the city to 21 instead of 18 was introduced at Monday night's Jefferson City Council meeting. The bill does not prohibit the possession of tobacco and related products by those 18 and older.
Fulton (MO) Sun
added Mar 7, 2017 14:41
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