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Missouri lawmakers look to child-proof e-cigarettes

The Missouri House is considering whether the state should bypass the feds and mandate child-proof packaging on liquid nicotine products sold in the state. A committee approved the idea last week.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 18, 2015 16:13
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority tables vote on smoking ban

The CHA board was scheduled to vote on the "Smoke-Free Lease Addendum V3" Tuesday night, but the vote was tabled because of an administrative error. So residents in public housing can continue smoking in their homes...for now.
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:19
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[Missouri] Nixa extends smoking ban to city parks

Nixa Parks Director Matt Crouse said it will take a collective effort from everyone in the city to enforce this new ban. He said park employees, referees and people enjoying the parks in Nixa will all help enforce the ban. "It's a lot of kids, a lot of f
KSPR-TV Springfield 33 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 11, 2015 12:26
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[Missouri] Kansas tax hike on tobacco would triple smuggling rates, researchers project

Brownback’s request for a $1.50-a-pack tax increase, according to data released Monday by a Michigan research group. The tax increase would raise the smuggling rate in Kansas from about 15 percent of cigarettes consumed to 46.5 percent, says the estimate
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 10, 2015 08:01
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[Missouri] Nixa bans use of e-cigarettes, tobacco products on city-owned properties

city council unanimously passed an ordinance banning the use of all tobacco products on any land or facility owned by the city, including public parks and pools. Nixa passed an indoor smoking ban for public places in 2007. The council a few months ago s
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 6, 2015 18:04
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Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37
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[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36
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[Missouri] Smoking still allowed in Mo. House Capitol offices

Though the recent trend in Missouri has been to go smoke free, the Missouri House voted today to continue to allow smoking in members' offices in the Capitol building.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:34
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[Kansas] The cost of smoking is cheap in Missouri ... relatively

At $1.177 million per smoker over a lifetime, Missouri ranked eighth among the states with the lowest total smoking costs. Kansas ranked 19th with a $1.319 million total cost.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 20, 2015 22:16
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[Missouri] Ryan Richardson: Quitting smoking leads to healthier pets

Loden said that the impact of cigarettes on pets isn’t limited to smoke; loose tobacco and cigarette butts can cause troubles in the digestive and nervous systems of animals.
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 18, 2015 12:25
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