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[Missouri] Tobacco-free workplace proposal snuffed out by Mt. Vernon aldermen

A proposal to institute a totally tobacco-free (including snuff and chewing tobacco) workplace policy for the city of Mt. Vernon failed following a vote of the board of aldermen during their regular meeting Dec. 12, 2017. Mayor Dave Eden, a pharmacist by
Lawrence County (MO) Record
added Dec 20, 2017 18:52
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[Missouri] VIDEO: New effort to ban indoor smoking in St. Charles County

A coalition called Smoke-Free St. Charles County said smoke-free indoor air is good for health, good for business and good for the region. The group has partnered with the American Heart Association, which provided $355,000 to help get the idea onto next
KSDK-TV Ch. 5 (St. Louis, MO)
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Missouri] A smoking ban in St. Charles County and end of exemptions in St. Louis County? Voters may decide

Health groups have launched an initiative petition drive to put a strict countywide indoor smoking ban before St. Charles County voters in the Nov. 6 election . Meanwhile, anti-smoking activists also may mount a petition campaign to get a public vote th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?

Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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[Missouri] Free help to quit smoking, HUD rule makes public housing smoke-free by July 31

In advance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s smoke-free housing rule requiring all public housing to be smoke-free by July 31, 2018, the American Lung Association in Missouri, with support from the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Fou
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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[Missouri] LETTER: Time to undo the damage of tobacco companies

How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
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Missouri to Implement Tobacco-Free Policy in All Prisons

Department of Corrections is slowly implementing its new tobacco-free policy that goes into full effect in the spring. Starting April 1, 2018, all Missouri state prisons will be tobacco-free. Karen Pojmann, the department’s communications director, said
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:10
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[Missouri] Morgan County students attend ‘Taking Down Tobacco’ conference

Thirteen groups of youth from across the state began the training with Tobacco 101 which is supported by CVS Health Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco – Free Kids, and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Youth from Morgan County RI and RII
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:45
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