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[Missouri] Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike

Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 million. The proposal isn't popular among some lawmakers, especially those who live on the border with Missouri, which has the nation's
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2015 10:38
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[Missouri] Careless smoking may be to blame for two-alarm fire at St. Louis apartment complex : News

About 60 residents were evacuated from the Metropolitan Village Apartments after a two-alarm fire Tuesday morning. Nine residents were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, said St. Louis Fire Capt. Garon Mosby. Three people
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 14, 2015 12:42
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[Missouri] Smoking report indicates problems with health insurance regulation

Insurers who sell plans on HealthCare.gov in Missouri are supposed to help people quit smoking but none offer adequate coverage, according to a new report by the American Lung Association. Using information on the insurers’ publicly available websites,
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 10, 2015 16:47
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Missouri Candidate Picks Up Where She Left Off After Rival’s Suicide

A week before Mr. Schweich, 54, took his own life, a dormant political action committee named Citizens for Fairness, which had been used the previous year in an unsuccessful effort to fight a smoking ban in St. Joseph, Mo., re-emerged with a radio commer
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 08:53
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority Bans Smoking in its Apartments

unanimously voted to ban smoking inside their units. The ban includes 719 residences that the authority manages, including two high rise buildings, the Oak Towers and Paquin Towers. At the high rise residencies, people are asked to be 20 feet away from
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:38
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[Missouri] Columbia Housing Authority bans smoking in public housing

unanimously passed an addendum to its lease agreements Tuesday night banning smoking inside their residences. The addendum was introduced in a November notice to residents detailing the authority's drive to improve the overall health of its public housi
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Mar 18, 2015 14:45
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[Missouri] Smoking petition committee pulls council review

Mayor Bill Falkner said he had been in contact with the group Committee for Fairness in St. Joseph regarding the removal of a request to review the petition, which had twice failed to gain the necessary number of signatures.
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Mar 17, 2015 14:45
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[Missouri] BERSHIDSKY: Weed could spark big tobacco boom

It might seem that Big Tobacco is merely cannibalizing its existing sales by putting out such products. But it might be something of a bet on the future, too. “Heat not burn” vaporizers can just as easily be used to smoke marijuana as tobacco. And they a
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Feb 28, 2015 20:16
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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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