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[Missouri] Branson approves smoking ordinance

The Branson Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the smoke-free ordinance at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The bill was approved 5-0 ... • E-cigarettes and cigarettes are regulated the same. ... • No smoking in city parks, except where desig
Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Oct 31, 2014 19:10
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[Missouri] Community group wants to revisit indoor smoking ban

Kearney-Holt CAN group is making plans to approach the community with another indoor smoking ban. On Oct. 14 the group held an open forum for anyone interested in the prospect of an indoor smoking ban. The group, along with the Northland Coalition, appro
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Oct 23, 2014 09:59
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[Missouri] Chadwick hopes to decrease teen smoking by raising age to buy tobacco products, e-cigarettes

First Ward Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick proposed an ordinance increasing the age of tobacco purchase in Columbia to 21. Four states have counties and towns where 21 is the minimum age to purchase tobacco products. A bill in the New Jersey Senate would inc
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Oct 9, 2014 10:58
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[Missouri] Americans drink less when cigarettes cost more

In the U.S., higher cigarette taxes and strict smoke-free policies not only curb smoking but also lower alcohol consumption, a new study shows.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:31
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[Missouri, New Jersey] Loose e-cigarette laws may be hard to tighten

In a rush to keep electronic cigarettes out of children’s hands while the federal government creeps forward with a proposed national ban for minors, experts say that many states are passing laws that could mean fewer restrictions on the nicotine devices
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2014 17:03
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[Missouri] Convenience stores group opposes tobacco proposals

Ron Leone, executive director of the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, said state law prohibits the sale of tobacco products to minors and defines a “minor” as someone younger than 18. Thus, he said, the proposal would amount
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Oct 3, 2014 21:55
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[Missouri] Ron Hutchison, guest columnist: Tobacco industry puts kids at risk

The tobacco industry is thumbing its nose at child labor laws in this country. Picture, if you can, 8-year-old Pablo Perez, a Mexican national, picking tobacco leaves in a field in North Carolina. It is summer. It is blowtorch hot, and Pablo works with bl
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 21, 2014 23:45
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Missouri's electronic cigarette debate centers on definition of tobacco product, taxes - Columbia Missourian

The debate over electronic cigarette sales and regulations in Missouri comes down to a simple question: Are e-cigarettes tobacco? Vaping advocates say no: The devices vaporize a liquid nicotine solution and ultimately only simulate tobacco smoking. Healt
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Sep 21, 2014 23:38
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[Missouri] ROSS: Gov. Nixon’s e-cigarette veto: harming smokers, not protecting kids

predicted that electronic devices will outstrip deadly combustible cigarettes within a decade or so — IF government tax collectors and nanny-state regulators will get out of the way. This technology should be a public health miracle.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:24
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[Missouri] SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups Reveal Real Reason they Opposed Ban on E-Cig Sales to Minors: Money and Protection of Cigarette Sales

they want to see electronic cigarettes taxed, just as tobacco products... Why would we want to give cigarettes even more of a competitive advantage in the marketplace by reducing the cost advantage... willing to sacrifice the health of Missouri children b
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:45
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