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Want to smoke or carry a gun in the Missouri Capitol? You'll have to get elected first ($$)

Two privileges only Missouri state lawmakers can enjoy came under fire this week, with legislators questioning their own ability to carry firearms and smoke cigarettes in the Capitol building.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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Missouri Lawmakers vote to continue smoking in offices

Missouri lawmakers defeated a proposal Tuesday that would have banned smoking in all Capitol offices. Smoking is already prohibited in hallways and legislative chambers, but not offices. A House rules committee heard testimony from three high school stu
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2017 13:08
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[Missouri] Pharmacist Initiates Campaign To Help Snuff Out Smoking

Medicine Shoppe Pharmacist Marty Hinterlong wants to do all he can to help. Hinterlong has started a campaign where he will offer nicotine replacement products slightly over his cost. About two years ago, he started donating nicotine patches to charity
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Jan 4, 2017 22:24
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[Missouri] Independence city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to have more surveillance cameras

A new city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to do more to protect their business. Now certain businesses such as tobacco and convenience stores, are required to have a total of 4 working cameras inside and outside the store operating aro
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 2, 2017 18:05
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[Missouri] Many smokers with serious mental illness want to kick habit / Few get treatments, counseling to help them quit

Among American adults who have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or clinical depression, 57 percent are smokers. In contrast, only 15 percent of U.S. adults overall smoke. Many with such psychiatric problems want to quit s
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:06
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Tobacco use among Missouri youth

Results from a 2015 Missouri Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed continued progress in reducing cigarette smoking among high school and middle school populations across the United States. According to the study, the number of high
Ozark County (MO) Times
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Missouri] Screening advances improve lung cancer detection

A less-than-five minute procedure and a few seconds of holding the breath can help catch the deadliest form of cancer for both men and women, and medical professionals are encouraging people not to ignore the risk factors. “This is a very simple, very q
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Nov 30, 2016 04:32
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[Missouri] American Heart Association Celebrates "Tobacco 21" Public Health Victory in St. Louis City & County

Mayor Francis Slay took a major step last week in protecting St. Louis youth by signing Tobacco 21, thereby raising the minimum legal sale age of all tobacco products from 18 to 21 in St. Louis City. With the signing of this bill, the City of St. Louis j
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 03:09
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[Illinois] Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. Fox 2 News recently followed a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Lou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:55
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[Missouri] Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Yet big money doesn't always talk. The tobacco industry contributed millions to the election cycle in Missouri but was unable to sway voters to support a limited tobacco tax. In moves that confused the public, tobacco companies supported two different ci
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 19, 2016 19:08
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