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RJ Reynolds Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes in Missouri, But Not California. Weird.

That strange juxtaposition is the focus of a brand-new ad paid for by opponents of Amendment 3, the big new tobacco tax proposal on Missouri ballots next month as "Raise Your Hand for Kids." The ad highlights the tobacco giant's contrary positions on the
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:57

[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54

[Missouri] Complex politics behind two Mo. tobacco tax issues

The tobacco industry's support of two tobacco-tax hikes on the November ballot in Missouri has ignited opposition... health groups contend Amendment 3 and Proposition A seek to "deceive Missouri voters and keep cigarettes cheap."
Southeast Missourian
added Oct 14, 2016 14:24

[Missouri] Health officials, businesses react to indoor vaping possibility

The possibility that the City Council may allow the use of electronic cigarettes in public establishments is drawing mixed reviews. This week, councilmembers discussed removing the use of electronic cigarettes from the city’s smoking ban at a work sessio
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41

[Missouri] Public health organizations oppose both Tobacco tax increase ballot measures

Bigger tobacco companies, brands like Camel, Newport, and Pall Mall support the bigger tax increase, Amendment 3. But smaller tobacco companies, brands like Cheyenne, Decade and Exeter support the smaller tax increase, Prop A. That seems funny right? W
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:56

Tobacco Industry Bankrolls Amendment 3 & Proposition A to Deceive Missouri Voters & Keep Cigarettes Cheap

"It is unfortunate two tobacco industry-sponsored ballot measures will appear on Missouri's ballot in November. Voters should be alarmed that those who profit from keeping smokers addicted have hijacked worthwhile causes by forcing Missourians to settle
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2016 21:28

[Missouri] Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches a Milestone – At Least 200 U.S. Cities and Counties Have Raised the Tobacco Age

With approval Monday by the City Council of Liberty, Mo., at least 200 cities and counties across the United States (PDF) have now enacted laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. The fast-growing Tobacco 21 movement is an innovat
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:05

Tobacco tax hike will stay on Missouri ballot

Supreme Court judges agreed with supporters, who include cigarette giant Reynolds American Inc. In the ruling, the Supreme Court wrote that supporters collected signatures using what was the official ballot title at the time. They said that complies with
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 24, 2016 21:49
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[Missouri] The Buzz The facts, faces and hum of Election 2016 with Steve Kraske and Dave Helling

The initiative is funded by cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds, and that has a lot of people concerned. Said Dueker: “The words of the amendment mean we're going to get $300 million for our kids, and Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco are going to get whacked. I
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2016 16:01

Missouri Supreme Court rules tobacco tax hike proposal should remain on the ballot

The ruling marks the end of a long battle involving multiple lawsuits aimed at keeping the proposal off the ballot. Tobacco vendors sued Raise Your Hand for Kids, the nonprofit pushing the initiative for early childhood education programs, and Missouri S
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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