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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[Missouri] Chadwick proposes age increase to buy tobacco products

Chadwick proposed two bills toward the end of the Columbia City Council's regular meeting, one to raise the age limit for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the other to extend the city's indoor smoking ban to e-cigarettes. The council vo
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Sep 17, 2014 11:08

[Missouri] CVS boldly snuffs out tobacco sales at its drugstores

Walgreens, and its slogan “at the corner of happy and healthy”....would mean more if Walgreens joined CVS to end tobacco product sales....Maybe the Missouri legislature will raise the tax from an embarrassing 17 cents a pack to $2 a pack to follow CVS’ g
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 11:05
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