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[Missouri] Claudia Blackburn: Risks of e-cigarettes not fully known

The World Health Organization strongly encourages consumers not to use e-cigarettes until a regulatory body deems them safe and effective. In the meantime, if you are trying to quit smoking, the FDA has approved a number of smoking-cessation aids. These
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 2, 2014 23:00

[Missouri] Military's push to discourage tobacco use stumbles amid cheap cigarettes

base exchanges are the military’s version of department stores and are expected to offer personnel and their families good deals on merchandise. But their everyday low cigarette prices fly in the face of Department of Defense policies aimed at discouragi
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 1, 2014 18:33

[Missouri] UCA board bans e-cigarettes on campus, in vehicles

University of Central Arkansas' Board of Trustees has banned the use of electronic cigarettes on the university's campus and in university-owned vehicles.
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:15

[Kansas, Missouri] Unique danger to e-cigarettes

Experts at the University of Kansas Hospital say the refills are just too attractive to children and swallowing them can be dangerous. In a smoke-filled room on Broadway Street in Sinbad's Hookah Lounge, friends shared a hookah Thursday afternoon and, w
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:33

LETTER: Missouri is irresponsible to miss out on tobacco settlement money

Thanks to the nation’s lowest cigarette tax and teen smoking rates over 18 percent, Missouri already has an embarrassing record regarding tobacco use. Pandering to the tobacco lobby and missing out on $70 million from the tobacco settlement is both myopi
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 14:01

Missouri Legislature favors Little Tobacco in cigarette wars

For the last 12 years, legislators have refused the state attorney general’s request to pass a law to neutralize a pricing advantage that small tobacco manufacturers enjoy. … Missouri will forfeit $69 million of the roughly $130 million that the state had
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 14:00

LETTER: Getting tobacco settlement money for Missouri is an easy fix

Your article on how Missouri is about to lose $69 million this year and in subsequent years, because Missouri failed to pass legislation required by the 1998 settlement with major tobacco companies, is disturbing ... Mr. Stream should know that voting t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 13:56

[Missouri] Southeast smoking survey could influence policy

With many colleges in Missouri implementing -- or considering -- smoke- or tobacco-free policies, Southeast Missouri State University is conducting a survey on whether it should follow suit. However, students interviewed by the Southeast Missourian on T
Southeast Missourian
added Feb 22, 2014 10:07

[Missouri] Electronic Cigarette Poisoning Impacts Children

Nearly half of the electronic cigarette poisoning cases seen in the St. Louis area over the past year have been in young children. This serves as a reminder to parents to keep their e-cigs out of the reach of their kids. 22 of the 50 reported exposures l
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:07

[Missouri] Residents want smoke-free ordinance

Smoke-Free Mexico, an approximately 16-person committee of local residents headed by Dr. Steve Taylor, is currently gathering signatures to present to the Mexico City Council. The Committee hopes to enact an ordinance that would ban smoking in the interi
Mexico (MO) Ledger
added Feb 19, 2014 08:13
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