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[Missouri] Vision 2022 Wants Joplin To Enact Clean Air Ordinance

At Monday night’s (1/22) Joplin City Council work session, Vorhees said the City should adopt a clean air ordinance. ...Joplin Mayor Mike Seibert tells News Talk KZRG he has found that businesses are going smoke-free on their own accord.
KZRG FM 102.9/1310 KZRG (Joplin, MO)
added Jan 23, 2018 22:53
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Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48
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[Missouri] Housing Authority implements non-smoking policy

Since implementing a residential non-smoking policy earlier this month, the Jefferson City Housing Authority is educating residents and non-residents where they can and cannot smoke. Housing Authority Executive Director Cynthia Quetsch said while it has
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 19:55
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[Missouri] RESIDENTS SUGGEST REMOVING ASHTRAYS NEAR BUS STOPS

During Sunday’s Macao Forum, many residents expressed their disagreement with the government’s decision to place ashtrays within the 10-meter radius of bus areas in which smoking is prohibited. Some of the residents who voiced their opinions suggested th
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Midday with J&W: No tobacco = healthy inmates or riots?

The problem is that when someone isn't it nicotine withdrawal as you can imagine. They get mad more easily their arm they can lead to anxiety depression they can just be more irritable they can just. And from what people told us the really bad part of tha
KMBZ 98.1 fm (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:58
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[Missouri] LETTER: Taxes on unhealthy products pay for their true price

I think George Will has it wrong about tobacco taxes in his column "We don’t need government to remind us that smoking kills"... I am still mad at Missouri for our low cigarette tax, which encourages young people to start smoking by making them affordabl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2018 07:26
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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VIDEO: Missouri Inmates No Longer Allowed to Smoke in Jail

The decision comes after an inmate, serving a life sentence for double murder, won a lawsuit against the department. In the lawsuit, the inmate, who suffers from asthma, claims he suffered health effects from secondhand smoke while incarcerated. Accord
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:46
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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