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[Missouri] Farmington, MO residents vote 'yes' on smoking ban bill

With all precincts reporting, 500, or 59 percent, voted "yes" and 349, or 41 percent, voted "no."... The Farmington city council decided on a 5-3 vote in July to put the issue on the ballot. The bill will put a ban on smoking inside most private busines
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Nov 5, 2015 01:52

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Raising legal age to 21 is the best way for KC area cities to combat teen smoking

Tobacco 21|KC is expected to decrease annual tobacco sales only by 2 percent but result in millions of dollars saved in health care expenses from people not smoking. The initiative is the right thing to do to ensure Kansas City area residents live longer
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 24, 2015 12:07

[Missouri] KC civic leaders call on area cities to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21

Kansas City would be the second-largest metro area in the U.S. to raise the purchase age ... Kansas City civic leaders want to make it just as hard to buy a pack of cigarettes as it is to buy a six-pack of beer. The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commer
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 24, 2015 12:05

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Tobacco money up in smoke

Missouri ranks last in all 50 states in funding anti-smoking programs for its youth.s Even though it collected about $231.2 million in tobacco settlement and taxes this past year, it spent almost nothing on prevention.... Too little, too late and too con
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31

Missouri no longer is due $50 million from tobacco lawsuit settlement

Budget director Dan Haug on Monday said an appeals court ruling in September means the state won't get the money unless a planned appeal to the state Supreme Court is successful. Missouri's budget had banked on the money. Haug says the state is reviewin
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Oct 5, 2015 19:00

[Missouri] Board of Governors makes MSSU a smoke-free campus

Missouri Southern State University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. With no discussion, the Board of Governors on Friday unanimously approved a policy that bans traditional and electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookahs, smokeless tobacco
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 19, 2015 18:22

Veterans fear Kearney, Missouri smoking ban could force local VFW post to close

must comply within 30 days to the city’s ban on smoking in all publicly-accessible areas, passed by city officials Aug. 31....Holmes, said he believes the smoking ban may force the post to close in the coming months because of an anticipated lack of busin
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 7, 2015 09:58

[Missouri] Kearney Board of Aldermen passes smoking ban in all publicly-accessible places

City leaders passed the proposed anti-smoking ordinance after the mayor broke a 2-2 tie by the board. The ordinance drew strong opposition from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, whose leadership predicted the VFW could close in the coming months b
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 1, 2015 00:49

Why Missouri’s tobacco tax might increase – and the organizations it would help

Three separate plans are afoot to raise Missouri’s tobacco tax — the lowest in the nation — with each proposing to spend the additional revenue differently. “There are actually three proposals going right now. One for higher education, you have one for
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Aug 28, 2015 20:11

[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42
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