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[Missouri] Kander deciding what to do on tobacco tax after court ruling

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander isn't saying yet how he will handle a ballot proposal seeking to raise the cigarette tax in light of recent court rulings. The state Supreme Court recently turned down an appeal of a ruling ordering a change to the
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 15, 2016 21:31

Missouri Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco-tax case, leaving ballot measure in limbo

The court's decision could kill off the initiative-petition effort... It leaves in place an appeals court decision to rewrite the ballot summary for the initiative-petition proposal by a group called Raise Your Hand for Kids.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:29

A cloud of uncertainty is hanging over a proposed cigarette tax hike after a Missouri appeals court panel changed the wording that voters would see on the November ballot

A spokeswoman for the Missouri secretary of state's office, which prepared the original summary, and an attorney for the group sponsoring the initiative both said Monday that they plan to appeal the ruling. At issue is a proposed constitutional amendmen
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2016 20:17

[Missouri] Kander files for Supreme Court to hear case on RYH4K petition

to transfer a case on the Early Childhood Education and Health Amendment initiative petition to the Supreme Court. The IP, filed by Raise Your Hands For Kids (RYH4K), could potentially be stricken from the ballot because its language was rewritten by the
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:27

Missouri Supreme Court asked to weigh in on tobacco tax case

is expected to decide as soon as today whether to consider the fate of a proposed tobacco tax hike that backers hope to get on the November ballot. Secretary of State Jason Kander’s office made the request late Tuesday, after an appeals court declined to
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:33

Ruling could keep cigarette tax initiative off Missouri ballot

A Missouri Appeals Court ruling adds five words to an initiative that seeks to increase Missouri’s cigarette tax. But the timing could keep the initiative from being on the November ballot.
Kansas City (MO) Business Journal
added Jul 11, 2016 17:49

[Missouri] Court ordered changes create uncertain future for early childhood education initiative

Late Friday, the Western District Missouri Court of Appeals ruled that five words should be added to the language describing the taxes imposed and the programs supported by the Raise Your Hand for Kids initiative. The ruling overturned an order issued in
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 11, 2016 17:48

[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38

[California, Missouri, North Dakota] New cigarette taxes could be on ballot in hesitant states

Victories by anti-tobacco advocates would add to a surge that has already raised tens of billions of dollars for states while helping drive down the nation's smoking rate, from about a quarter of adults in 1990 to fewer than 17 percent in the most recent
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 17:31

[Missouri] 'Tobacco 21' measure falls flat at committee meeting

The controversial proposal to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products failed to pass Thursday morning after a tied vote of Jefferson City's Public Safety Committee.
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:19
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