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[Missouri] Woman claims cigarettes contained asbestos, caused cancer

A tobacco company allegedly secretly included asbestos in one of its cigarette brands in the 1950s, which cause mesothelioma, a lawsuit said. Katherine S. Jones filed the lawsuit July 9 in U.S. District Court in Missouri against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42

[Missouri] SPECIAL ELECTION Smoking ban lights up Aug. 4 ballot

The question posed to voters is: “Shall the Board of Aldermen give favorable consideration to its pending bill prohibiting smoking in enclosed places and places of employment?” Even if a majority of voters say “yes,” it does not mean aldermen will automa
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Jul 31, 2015 13:07

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42

[Missouri] City's smoking ban exemptions headed for expiration

The smoking ban went into force in 2011 with a set of five-year exemptions. St. Louis County enacted a similar ban the same year. Unless the city changes its law, those exemptions will be gone — turning the city completely smoke-free. Any extension app
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 25, 2015 15:39

[Missouri] Laurie Business Owners Oppose City-Wide Smoking Ban

Chances R’ Bar and Grill owner Kevin Holtz addressed the Laurie Board of Aldermen saying he believed that a no-smoking ban would not be a positive move for the city. Holtz was concerned that smoking customers would go down the road three miles to frequen (Osage Beach, MO)
added Jul 16, 2015 01:18

Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike Advocates Split On Strategy

heart of the debate around the Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign is its target of raising the cigarette tax by only 50 cents, raising questions about its potential economic impact, the possibility of a compromise with the tobacco lobby and how it stacks u
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:40

Program gives Missouri pregnant women diapers as incentive to quit smoking

The southeast Missouri hospital is one of six sites across the state chosen to participate in Baby & Me: Tobacco Free, a program that supports pregnant women’s commitment to quit smoking by promising a much-coveted commodity for new moms — diapers — if t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 22, 2015 21:19

[Missouri] Laurie May Soon Be Smoke-Free; City Ponders 'Weed Ordinance'

Laurie Board of Aldermen last week discussed, at great length, the drafting of an ordinance that could ban smoking in all Laurie businesses. Alderman Alan Kimberling brought the suggestion to the board after he was approached by the owner of a retail esta (Osage Beach, MO)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:43

[Kansas, Missouri] As the vaping culture takes hold, many turn from smoking and many critics worry

Vaping has gone mainstream in the last couple of years here and elsewhere, spawning a more than $3 billion-a-year industry in the United States. Two-thirds of sales are online, but increasingly there are brick-and-mortar stores like the dozens of outlets
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jun 9, 2015 08:04

[Missouri] Council receives input on no-smoking ordinance

A handful of local business owners were present at the public hearing Thursday evening to express their concern over the impact a ban on public smoking could have on their businesses. Tim Wiles of Farmington, owner of Cuzzin’s Sports Bar and Grill, said
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added May 19, 2015 01:31
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