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Missouri's E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

While the law doesn’t plainly forbid regulation of e-cigarettes, these groups point out that, by defining e-cigarettes as not tobacco, it keeps them from being subject to the same taxes and health-requirements as traditional cigarettes. A.J. Moll, on th
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:17
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[Missouri] AUDIO: E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

BRAVE is not opposed to what Moll has described as "rational regulations" including detailed labeling and not selling to minors. The e-cigarette sector in Missouri is marking a victory on one of those fronts after lawmakers in Jefferson City decided to
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 16, 2014 03:35
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Veto session sparks debate over role of e-cigarettes

Even if Nixon doesn't convince health advocates and lawmakers that the FDA's rules are enough, Senate Bill 841 may not even be a debate during this year's busy veto session. "Every week that's gone by since session concluded, more studies have been rel
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Sep 10, 2014 17:02
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[Missouri] Branson businesses fuming against proposed smoking ordinance

Several business managers and restaurant owners voiced their concerns on Tuesday night to city officials about a proposed ordinance that would make much of the city smoke-free. Matthew Stoll, the manager of Outback Pub, says the ordinance would significa
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:53
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[Missouri] Gov. Nixon, sponsor make arguments for, against e-cigarette bill veto

Nixon argues that federal regulations are in development that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. He says that means the only lasting impact of the bill would be that those devices would not be regulated like tobacco products, which is what he
The Missourinet
added Sep 5, 2014 13:07
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[Missouri] Governor talks e-cigarettes with health advocates ahead of veto session

Gov. Jay Nixon appeared at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center yesterday accompanied by health advocates to bolster his argument for sustaining his veto of a bill dealing with e-cigarettes. Nixon said Senate Bill 841 would jeopardize public health by exempting e
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Sep 4, 2014 13:36
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[Missouri] Gov. Nixon enlists health professionals on e-cigarettes

enlisted the support of health care professionals Wednesday as he sought to persuade lawmakers to sustain his veto of legislation exempting electronic cigarettes from state tobacco taxes and regulations.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 13:35
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[Missouri] LETTER: Governor was reckless to veto bill regarding e-cigarettes

In the letter "Bill would have advanced tobacco industry's agenda" (Aug. 30), Rob Goren of the American Lung Association makes several misleading statements about e-cigarettes...SB841, is a good, common-sense bill
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2014 11:45
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[Missouri] FLYNN: All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper... he revolted against the tax man. A dead kid, looted stores, a torn community—all for the wa
American Spectator
added Aug 22, 2014 23:46
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[Missouri] E-cigarette debate continues after Nixon's veto

vetoed the bill that, on line one, outlawed the sale of e-cigarettes to minors but went on to say they “shall not be taxed or otherwise regulated as tobacco product.” That’s sly wording, according to Ms. Taylor who believes the bill was an attempt by toba
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Aug 22, 2014 06:26
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