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[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

[Missouri] FIELD: My view: The way towards a smoking ban

In the end, however, bar and restaurant owners have seen the light. Whether they've been motivated by their health-minded consciences or by rumors of eventual statewide smoking bans, their actions deserve praise.
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:12

[Missouri] LETTER: Tobacco companies need no more favors

I feel we should all call Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s Independence office at 816-883-4545 and urge him to oppose this action.
Independence (MO) Examiner
added Jan 15, 2014 09:23

[Missouri] FDA intends to clear the air on e-cigarettes

Any day now, the federal Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a proposed rule about electronic cigarettes — a ruling that could send ripples into the workplace and other public places. Except in a few locations, notably New York City, use o
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 9, 2014 17:35
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