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[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

[Missouri] VIDEO: Residents upset about public housing smoking ban

Lowndes said the fire displaced more than eight residents and cost the Housing Authority $100,000. Now, on July 1, 2014, all Housing Authority properties must be smoke-free. "We found that a smoker, his smoke does not stay in his unit or in the building,
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added May 6, 2014 17:04

Judge rules Missouri should receive millions more in tobacco funds

A St. Louis judge ruled on Friday that because of arbitration errors, Missouri should receive up to $50 million that had been withheld from tobacco settlement funds. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Edwards ruled that the arbitrator’s method of allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 6, 2014 08:54

Judge Boosts Missouri's 2014 Tobacco Settlement Payment To $110 Million

Judge Jimmie Edwards ruled on Friday that an arbitration panel improperly calculated part of a penalty. The penalty was levied against Missouri because it is failing to properly enforce the 1998 settlement between the states and major tobacco companies.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added May 6, 2014 08:32

Missouri Nets $50M On Big Tobacco Arbitration Reversal ($$)

A Missouri judge on Friday prevented the state from losing a roughly $50 million share of the massive 1998 government settlement with Big Tobacco, overturning a "clearly erroneous" arbitration ruling that shifted payouts to other states based on their tax
added May 6, 2014 08:30
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