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Missouri to bar teenagers from buying e-cigarettes

Missouri lawmakers passed a pair of bills Thursday to prevent people younger than 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes, but opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
Washington Times
added Apr 21, 2014 17:45
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[Missouri] Lawmakers at odds over blame on tobacco settlement penalty

If Missouri loses its challenge to an arbitration decision that cost the state $70 million in payments from tobacco companies, expect the volume to increase on where to lay the blame. Attorney General Chris Koster in December quietly filed the challenge
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Apr 21, 2014 17:42
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[Missouri] Community support split for smoking ban

The Kearney Board of Aldermen was asked why the city couldn’t bring the smoking ban issue to a public vote, like the city of St. Joseph did this week. Mayor Bill Dane said Kearney, being a Class 4 city, couldn’t bring the issue to a public vote because i
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Apr 9, 2014 15:25
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[Missouri] Smoking ban passes in close vote

St. Joseph has snuffed out indoor smoking ... Unofficial election results show the smoking ban passed 52.75 percent (7,849 votes) to 47.25 percent (7,031 votes). However, only seven of the 18 precincts voted to pass the ordinance. A breakdown of results c
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Apr 9, 2014 00:42
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[Missouri] Smoking ban vote by precinct

The precinct-by-precinct breakdown of the smoking ban issue shows St. Joseph was almost evenly divided east and west.
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Apr 9, 2014 00:40
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[Missouri] Many restaurants thrive in smoke-free air

Supporters on both sides of the smoking ban have argued the financial impact it would have on businesses. Depending on which study you read, opinions vary. Steve and Michelle Margulies know that going smoke-free was the best decision they ever made.
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 30, 2014 19:42
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[Missouri] LETTERS: Smoking ban negatively affects liberty of St. Joseph residents

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 29, 2014 12:46
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[Missouri] LETTERS: Scientific data back up need for smoking ban

As a physician and lung specialist in St. Joseph for more than 15 years and in medicine for more than 30 years, I have read scientific literature for three decades. The research presented gives proven evidence that secondhand smoke is associated with sev
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:43
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Missouri Senate panel endorses tobacco settlement fix

Under the settlement, Missouri expected to get $130 million this year. But it will likely get less than half because of an arbitrator's ruling that state officials failed to diligently enforce the settlement a decade ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:16
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[Missouri] LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

facts of the new study discussed by Mr. Kneibert were not completely addressed. First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentation by a medical student, Ange Wang, at the June 2013 meeting of the Amer
Sedalia (MO) Democrat
added Mar 23, 2014 00:50
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