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Raising tobacco-purchase age to 21 sparks University of Missouri-area backlash

The Columbia city council voted 6-1 earlier this month to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. ...has angered Columbia residents and MU students alike: Opponents have launched three petition referendums to scuttle each part of the l
The College Fix/SFPA (Student Free Press Association)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:33

[Missouri] Recent changes to Columbia tobacco regs cover hookahs

The Columbia City Council voted on December 15 to change the minimum purchase age for tobacco and e-cigarette sales to 21. Hookahs will be regulated just like all other tobacco products, the city has said.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 17:44

Campaign pursues a Missouri tobacco tax increase for early childhood health and education

a brewing Missouri campaign seeking dollars for early childhood health and education knows that getting voters to increase the tax for a cause is not the low-hanging fruit it might seem. Three times since 2002, different Missouri groups have petitioned v
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 28, 2014 17:37

[Missouri] AN ACT To repeal section 407.926, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to vapor products.

Missouri House of Representatives
added Dec 24, 2014 22:40

[Missouri] Columbia raises tobacco, e-cigarette age to 21

Lawmakers voted 6-1 to ban the sale of tobacco products and nicotine vapor delivery products, popularly referred to as e-cigarettes, to anyone under 21. The council also passed a measure adding e-cigarettes to the city’s ban on smoking in public places.
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:11

[Missouri] LEONE: Tobacco: 18 Is Old Enough

These extremists, whose ultimate goal is prohibition, hide behind the political façade of “let’s protect the kids” and start by attacking unpopular adult issues like tobacco. If we, the people, allow this to happen, do not be surprised when the nanny stat
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2014 17:26

[Missouri] Several more smoking ban cases loom

The St. Joseph City Council’s decision to leave a 1993 smoking ordinance on the books, which contradicts the city’s smoking ban, continues to create problems. In the six months since the smoking ban went into effect, several establishments, including Unc
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20

[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

The policy is being considered for three main reasons: to improve residents’ health, fire safety and public housing stock. Radtke said CHA wants to make the units as smoke-free as possible, especially for residents who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive P
The Maneater (University of Missouri - Columbia)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:31

[Missouri] Board of health signs off on Columbia tobacco, e-cigarette proposals

For the second time in two days, a public board has endorsed increased restrictions on tobacco sales and e-cigarette. The Columbia/Boone County Board of Health on Thursday endorsed proposals to ban selling tobacco products to people younger than 21 and
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2014 22:10

[Missouri] Housing authority smoking ban still needs final approval

CHA’s decision to ban smoking in public housing units starting on May 1 “has been made,” but the prohibition is still subject to a final vote by the housing authority’s Board of Commissioners, which is scheduled to occur in January.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2014 10:34
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