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[Missouri] Coalition of health advocacy groups asks Nixon to veto e-cigarettes measure

urged Gov. Jay Nixon to veto a bill banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors over concerns that the bill exempts the devices from other regulations and taxes imposed on tobacco cigarettes.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jun 13, 2014 10:58

[Missouri] Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette Bill

Health advocacy groups are urging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to veto legislation that would exempt electronic cigarettes from some tobacco sales restrictions while barring people younger than 18 from buying them.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 13, 2014 00:24

[Missouri] No problems with smoking ban enforcement

Two months ago Kennett banned smoking in most public places. So far there have been few problems enforcing the no smoking ordinance. In fact Fire Marshal Scott Tutor reported he made multiple visits to only one restaurant in town. Otherwise everyone imme
Kennett (MO) Daily Dunklin Democrat
added Jun 9, 2014 18:39

[Missouri] St. Joseph smoking ban will start in 10 days

Circuit Judge Randall Jackson on Wednesday ruled that opponents of the ban had not shown that a preliminary injunction was necessary. The smoking ban will begin June 7. Jackson did not give any more explanation for his ruling.
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2014 13:11

[Missouri] Ruling lets smoking ban stand

Judge Randall Jackson issued a ruling Wednesday that allows the clean air ordinance to stand. His opinion was delivered one day after arguments were heard to temporarily halt the ban while a civil suit ran its course. The judge said the plaintiff “failed
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added May 30, 2014 06:12

[Missouri] Move by Legislature could exempt St. Charles casino from smoking ban

City officials may soon have a way to shield the Ameristar Casino from any future countywide smoking ban, thanks to action by the Missouri Legislature before it adjourned. If Gov. Jay Nixon signs the newly passed bill, St. Charles would be added to a lis
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 21, 2014 09:46

Measure barring minors from e-cigarette purchases sent to Missouri governor

Missouri’s Legislature approved a bill barring the sale of “e-cigarettes” to minors and sent it to the governor today. If signed by Gov. Jay Nixon, it would go into effect August 28. Rep. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, sponsored the House bill and said this w
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 12, 2014 19:35

[Missouri] $609398 Worth of Food Stamps Redeemed for Cologne, Cigarettes

Ebraheem Maki Naif pled guilty last week to a four-year scheme where he redeemed nearly $2 million in benefits at his store Gravois Discount Smokes. Naif admitted that the benefits often were not exchanged for food.
Washington Free Beacon
added May 12, 2014 16:23

[Missouri] E-cigarette users, shop owners among those watching proposed regulations

He’s also one of numerous Four-State Area residents who say they are watching for almost daily updates on proposed rules for e-cigarettes that could have big implications for a fast-growing, largely unregulated industry and its customers. “I’m set up (o
Joplin (MO) Globe
added May 9, 2014 16:16

[Missouri] Big Tobacco Loses Another one, for $50M

A city judge partially vacated a 2013 arbitration ruling that cost Missouri $70 million from its annual tobacco settlement payment. Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards' ruling is expected to return nearly $50 million to the state's c
Courthouse News
added May 7, 2014 18:04
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