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[Missouri, New York] Three Canadian Men Plead Guilty in KC to NY Contraband Cigarette Scheme

Three Canadian men pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to their roles in a $17 million scheme to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from the Kansas City, MO, area to the state of New York, where they were sold primar
Kansas City infoZine
added Jun 9, 2017 17:31
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[Missouri] 3 Canadians Plead Guilty To $17M Cigarette Scheme ($$)

admitted to a Missouri federal court their roles in a $17 million scheme to move hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from Kansas City to New York to be sold on Indian reservations, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced. Montr
Law360
added Jun 9, 2017 17:14
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[Missouri] CARTER: There was a snus convention in St. Louis!

History is replete with small events involving just a few people getting together and triggering massive changes in culture and politics. Something is brewing, something big, among the lovers of the most popular low-risk tobacco product. Mark well this pa
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:05
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[Missouri] Thirty-five people indicted on Federal Conspiracy Charges for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes, Distributing Synthetic Drugs and Money Laundering

conspired for more than two years to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis, Missouri, a low tax market, and transport and distribute them in Chicago, Illinois and New Jersey...used several convenience stores which they owned or operated to create the app
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:47
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[Missouri] C-Stores Under Scrutiny After Tobacco Raid

“People walk into gas stations and you just see all the different tobacco products that they sell on top of being a kind of grocery, convenience store, going to almost a tobacco store/convenience store,” Aldridge said. Aldridge comments come in the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:15
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[Missouri] It Was Hard This Year to Keep Politics Out of High School Yearbooks

students were more united when it came to...amendment that would have raised cigarette taxes and used the revenue for early childhood education,...and smoking cessation efforts...Among actual voters, the measure failed in every single county in Missouri.
New York Times
added May 22, 2017 12:04
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[Missouri] Family of paralyzed grandmother ‘left burning to death by care workers who wheeled her outside to smoke’ demand answers from nursing home officials

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:26
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[Missouri] St. Charles nursing home patient dies after catching fire while smoking in her wheelchair

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after suf
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 14:52
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[Missouri] WHITE: Secondhand smoke’s hidden risks for kids

With the recent push to increase the tobacco tax in the state of Kansas by a dollar or more per pack of cigarettes, citizens should remember that this issue is not just about reducing the number of people who smoke and improving their health. It is also
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 16, 2017 13:52
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[Missouri] Board of Health recommends licensing of tobacco retailers

As of right now, Columbia has no system in place to identify retailers that sell tobacco or to monitor the retailers to see if they are in compliance with the Tobacco 21 ordinance. According to the board, the city of Columbia has only been able to conduc
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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