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Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37
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[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36
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[Missouri] Smoking still allowed in Mo. House Capitol offices

Though the recent trend in Missouri has been to go smoke free, the Missouri House voted today to continue to allow smoking in members' offices in the Capitol building.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:34
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[Kansas] The cost of smoking is cheap in Missouri ... relatively

At $1.177 million per smoker over a lifetime, Missouri ranked eighth among the states with the lowest total smoking costs. Kansas ranked 19th with a $1.319 million total cost.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 20, 2015 22:16
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[Missouri] Ryan Richardson: Quitting smoking leads to healthier pets

Loden said that the impact of cigarettes on pets isn’t limited to smoke; loose tobacco and cigarette butts can cause troubles in the digestive and nervous systems of animals.
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 18, 2015 12:25
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[Missouri] City Amends Smoking Law for Shops That Sell Only E-Cigarettes

Shops in Washington that sell electronic, or e-cigarettes, exclusively have been granted a two-year exemption to the city’s Smoke-Free Air Act ban on inside smoking. This week, the city council voted 7-1 to amend the smoking law. Councilman Greg Skornia
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Jan 12, 2015 13:42
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Missouri "Worst in Nation" for Tobacco-Prevention Spending

Missouri will take in $231 million in tobacco revenue this year, while spending just $70,000 to prevent kids from starting and to help smokers quit.
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:08
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[Missouri] City May Alter Smoking Ban To Allow E-Cigarette Testing

Businesses that sell electronic, or e-cigarettes, exclusively could be exempt from Washington’s Smoke-Free Air Act ban on inside smoking if the city council agrees to change the ordinance. In December the council discussed a request from April Jacoby and
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Jan 3, 2015 22:40
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Raising tobacco-purchase age to 21 sparks University of Missouri-area backlash

The Columbia city council voted 6-1 earlier this month to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. ...has angered Columbia residents and MU students alike: Opponents have launched three petition referendums to scuttle each part of the l
The College Fix/SFPA (Student Free Press Association)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:33
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[Missouri] Recent changes to Columbia tobacco regs cover hookahs

The Columbia City Council voted on December 15 to change the minimum purchase age for tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21. Hookahs will be regulated just like all other tobacco products, the city has said.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 17:44
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