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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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Missouri Veto Lays Bare Growing Debate Over Electronic Cigarettes

But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17
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[Missouri] Chief: Officer noticed Brown carrying suspected stolen cigars

In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a connection between the robbery and Brown,whose death spurred violent protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb over the past week. Wilson
USA Today
added Aug 17, 2014 07:30
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[Missouri] Michael Brown shooting: Officer stopped teen for blocking street, 'that was it'

The family of Brown said allegations that he had stolen a box of cigars from a convenience store and pushed a clerk earlier that day do not justify the "execution-style murder" of the unarmed black teenager by a police officer.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 16, 2014 17:03
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[Missouri] Hamill: Michael Brown is famous for all the wrong reasons

The description didn’t match the intimidating man in the red St. Louis Cardinals baseball hat, white T-shirt and khaki shorts on a convenience store surveillance tape strong-arming a much smaller storekeeper as he marches off with a box of cigars. That t
New York Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 16:55
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[Missouri] Police identify officer, allege teen stole cigars

"It’s bad enough they assassinated him, and now they’re trying to assassinate his character," Crump said. An attorney for the teen who was with Brown on the day of the shooting said his client has acknowledged to investigators that Brown took cigars fro
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2014 16:53
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[Missouri] WING: It Doesn't Matter If Michael Brown Stole A Box Of Cigars

revealed that the 18-year-old was the lead suspect in a strong-arm robbery at a convenience store, where a box of Swisher Sweets cigars valued at $48.99 was stolen and a clerk was allegedly shoved. Surveillance photos released by police appear to show a f
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:45
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