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[Missouri] Court ordered changes create uncertain future for early childhood education initiative

Late Friday, the Western District Missouri Court of Appeals ruled that five words should be added to the language describing the taxes imposed and the programs supported by the Raise Your Hand for Kids initiative. The ruling overturned an order issued in
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 11, 2016 17:48

[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38

[California, Missouri, North Dakota] New cigarette taxes could be on ballot in hesitant states

Victories by anti-tobacco advocates would add to a surge that has already raised tens of billions of dollars for states while helping drive down the nation's smoking rate, from about a quarter of adults in 1990 to fewer than 17 percent in the most recent
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 17:31

[Missouri] 'Tobacco 21' measure falls flat at committee meeting

The controversial proposal to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products failed to pass Thursday morning after a tied vote of Jefferson City's Public Safety Committee.
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:19

[Missouri] Mixed reactions to anniversary of smoking ordinance

July 1 will be one year since Branson implemented its comprehensive smoke-free ordinance, and local business owners say they have felt both positive and negative repercussions.
Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Jun 29, 2016 15:52

[Missouri] Creve Coeur puts more limits on smoking

City Council unanimously passed a measure on Monday that places limitations on where smokers can light up outdoors....bans smoking in outdoor dining areas — a decision that was previously left to the proprietor of a business. It also prohibits smoking — i
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57

[Missouri] Creve Coeur proposal would limit smoking in public areas outdoors

The City Council is considering amending a portion of city code to include outdoor dining areas, public seating areas and service areas in its list of places where smoking — including use of electronic cigarettes — is prohibited.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jun 14, 2016 20:41

[Missouri] Raise age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21, health board says

Lee’s Summit health and business leaders are urging the Lee’s Summit City Council to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Lee’s Summit CARES and the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce already have endorsed the concept. The city’s a
Lees Summit (MO) Journal
added Jun 3, 2016 15:44

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Smoking’s decline: region still behind

Nationally, health experts say the trend to lower tobacco use coincides with the advent of widespread smoking restrictions; greater public understanding of the health impacts; anti-smoking campaigns; and increased cigarette taxes...Missouri offers free he
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added May 26, 2016 19:39

Missouri tobacco tax hike campaigns face court battles, ethics complaints

A ruling by a Cole County judge has put the fate of a proposed ballot measure raising Missouri’s tobacco tax in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the idea’s main opponent faces allegations that it violated state campaign finance law.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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