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[Missouri] Smoking ban makes Nov. 8 election ballot

Smoking within an enclosed public place, inside the city limits of Plattsburg, will be up for debate during the November 2016 General Election... All Council members agreed that a vote of the people was better than hosting public forums for this importan
Clinton County (MO) Leader
added Aug 20, 2016 19:54
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[Missouri] Circuit court ruling on cigarette tax initiative expected quickly

Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48
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Missouri judge weighing cigarette tax hike ballot proposal

Attorneys working to keep a measure to raise Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax to benefit early childhood education on the Nov. 8 ballot attempted to fend off three lawsuits filed against the proposal during a Friday court hearing.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 20, 2016 02:49
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[Missouri] Opponents and backers of tobacco tax hike make their case in court

A trial began Friday to determine whether or not a proposed tobacco tax hike should remain on the ballot in November... At issue is the process citizens have for bringing a constitutional change before voters. Proponents offer their petition, with a summ
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2016 02:18
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[Missouri] Legal fight still looms for RYH4K IP despite making ballot

Opponents to Raise Your Hands for Kids’ ballot measure have stepped up their legal battle against the proposal. Jim Boeving and Patty Arrowood each filed injunctions against Secretary of State Jason Kander Tuesday regarding the Early Childhood Education
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:02
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Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11
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[Missouri] With yet another lawsuit, uphill battle continues for supporters of tobacco tax increase

two citizens suing Secretary of State Jason Kander point to a constitutional provision that says a ballot initative can't be used to appropriate money it doesn't generate. The proposal is being pushed by the nonprofit Raise Your Hand for Kids, who hopes
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 4, 2016 19:32
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[Missouri] Mark Hughes: A tale of two tobacco taxes

both proposals to increase taxes on tobacco are bankrolled largely by tobacco companies. Further, groups one would normally expect to support taxing cigarettes — like the cancer society and heart association — are opposing it. And groups that have previou
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jul 30, 2016 20:54
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[Missouri] 'Tobacco 21' burns out in committee

The Public Safety Committee in Jefferson City discussed a controversial measure Thursday that would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21... When the time came for a motion to be made, the room fell silent, essentially killin
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:22
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[Missouri] Petition for cigarette tax hike contained forged signatures, Greene County clerk says

his office found forged signatures on a petition aiming to put a cigarette tax hike on the November ballot... The petition in question is supported by Raise Your Hands For Kids, a group that wants to phase in a 60-cent-a-pack cigarette tax increase, prima
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Jul 28, 2016 17:33
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