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[Missouri] Jefferson City group to propose raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21

Monday, a group of local high schoolers will present its proposal to the city council which would also raise the age for buying E-cigarettes, vapor products and other drug paraphernalia. ABC 17 News reported Columbia became the first city in the state
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added May 1, 2016 20:21

[Missouri] Editorial: Unacceptable poison pill in tobacco tax initiative

we cannot advocate a clear attempt to deceive voters with what now appears to be a Trojan horse measure...The poisonous part involves language stipulating the new tax revenue cannot be used for abortions, abortion services or for “human cloning or researc
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2016 23:04

[Missouri] Springfield Cardinals promote health with anti-smokeless tobacco campaign

The Springfield Cardinals teamed up with the FDA to run a series of warnings in booklets and the big screen. Gifford says he has received positive feedback since rolling out the messages. "Just because it is smokeless doesn't mean its harmless," Gifford
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:36

Missouri lost $50 million because lawmakers didn't act on tobacco lawsuit

Inaction by the Republican-led House and Senate on a landmark tobacco lawsuit has come at a cost of $50 million to the state budget. Under an agreement inked by Attorney General Chris Koster earlier this year, the Legislature had until last week to put t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 20, 2016 01:16

[Florida, Illinois, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

a Missouri jury sided with the tobacco company's defense that it didn't violate state laws over how it marketed its Marlboro Lights brand of cigarettes. The plaintiffs sought damages of $1.8 billion from the cigarette maker.
Motley Fool
added Apr 19, 2016 13:44

[Missouri] VIDEO: Popcorn Lung Concerns for E-Cigarette Users

diacetyl is back in the spotlight. But this time its being found, in e-cigarettes. Originally thought to be a healthy alternative to smoking tobacco products, e-cigarettes, also called vapes, have become more popular than ever. But how much healthier ar
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:20

[Florida, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

It's an important decision because it marks yet another big ruling in Philip Morris's favor, which last year had the Illinois Supreme Court reject a $10 billion judgment against the tobacco company. Last month, it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to not hear
Motley Fool
added Apr 14, 2016 15:53

[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Solid Tobacco 21|KC campaign gains momentum in area cities

Tobacco 21|KC’s success is expected to decrease annual tobacco sales by only 2 percent but result in millions of dollars saved in health care expenses. That’s an excellent reason for more city, county and state governments to join the Tobacco21|KC campa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36

[Missouri] Philip Morris Beats $1.8B Suit Over 'Lights' Marketing ($$)

has notched a win against a Missouri class’s $1.8 billion false ad suit over the company's claims that Marlboro Lights were less harmful than regular cigarettes, with a St. Louis jury finding in favor of the tobacco giant, according to a Thursday...
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34

Philip Morris USA Wins Missouri “Lights” Class Action Jury Trial

“The jury correctly rejected plaintiffs’ allegations of misrepresentation and damages,” said Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president...“Over the years, we have been very successful in defending these cases on a variety of legal groun
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 8, 2016 17:40
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