Headlines Tagged with Missouri — 4,486 headlines found
About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
Dec 26, 2017 St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
Anti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County, and activists in neighboring St. Louis County are considering a push for a stricter law.
Dec 25, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 25, 2017 21:13
Residents will not be allowed to smoke inside units or buildings owned by the Housing Authority starting Jan. 1. Items included in the policy are cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes, e-cigarettes and vape pens. Residents will be allowed to smoke in
Dec 20, 2017 Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 20, 2017 19:06
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
Dec 20, 2017 Lawrence County (MO) Record
added Dec 20, 2017 18:52
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
Dec 18, 2017 KSDK-TV Ch. 5 (St. Louis, MO)
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
[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
Dec 18, 2017 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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
Dec 18, 2017 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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.
Dec 14, 2017 Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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
Dec 14, 2017 St. Louis American Newspaper
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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).
Dec 13, 2017 PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57