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[Missouri] Chesterfield moves to regulate e-cigarettes after Nixon vetoes bill

Chesterfield joined a growing list of municipalities Monday that are preventing the sale of vapor nicotine products to minors, taking action one week after a potential statewide ban was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. The City Council voted 6-1 Monday
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 22, 2014 13:01

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: E-cigarette regulations – err on the side of caution

Although e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, they contain addictive nicotine — also found in tobacco products — and may pose perils to public health, particularly among young people. Until more is known, sustain the veto and err on the side of caution.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jul 18, 2014 16:30

[Missouri] Veto clears smoke on e-cigs

There is a lot of mixed information on the subject of e-cigarettes, but it is still a drug and it still has nicotine so it should be regulated, Howell said, noting there is no reason to pass a bill that bans further regulation before the FDA publishes it
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jul 18, 2014 16:27

[Missouri] Reynolds donation to Rowden came same day as passage of e-cigarette bill

On the day Rep. Caleb Rowden’s bill to exempt electronic cigarettes from tobacco regulations passed the Missouri House, Reynolds American tobacco company gave his campaign $1,000. Rowden, R-Columbia, reported the donation yesterday in his quarterly fina
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 16, 2014 21:26

[Missouri] Governor Nixon Does the Right Thing by Vetoing Legislation to Exempt E-Cigarettes from Health Regulations

While masquerading as an effort to prevent e-cigarette sales to kids, the vetoed bill would have exempted e-cigarettes from other public health regulations intended to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2014 14:19

[Missouri] Nixon Vetoes Legislation Exempting E-Cigarettes From Tobacco Tax

The bill also requires sellers of vapor or alternative nicotine products to have a license. However, the bill goes on to say those type of products would not be taxed or otherwise regulated as tobacco products. Nixon’s full veto message can be found h
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jul 15, 2014 04:10

[Missouri] Nixon vetoes electronic cigarette measure

has vetoed legislation barring people younger than 18 from buying electronic cigarettes while also exempting the nicotine products from other tobacco sales restrictions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 14, 2014 23:05

[Missouri] Nixon signs legislation exempting Ameristar from smoking ban

There is fear that banning smoking at the casino would cause a drop in attendance and cost millions of dollars in tax revenue. Another state law allows cities with at least 75,000 people to make their own smoking ban laws. This could have endangered smo
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:19

[Missouri] West Frankfort high rise fire caused by cigarette, 4 hospitalized

fire crews were called to the Anna Gray high rise building in West Frankfort on Main Street for a fire at 6:21 p.m. Saturday night. Upon arrival, people were evacuated and fire was in an apartment on the fourth floor. Several fire departments and Ambula
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Jul 6, 2014 22:07

[Missouri] To smoke or to vape, that is the question

There are several vapor stores throughout the county and they have policies in place about selling to minors, even though there is no law in effect at this time. Two bills have passed through the House and the Senate. According to the House of Represent
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added Jul 6, 2014 22:03
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