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[Missouri] St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball – 14 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

"Today, St. Louis is sending a loud and clear message that baseball players and other athletes are role models for our nation’s youth, and tobacco should no longer be associated with the sports culture," said Alderwoman Dionne Flowers, the sponsor of the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:20
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VIDEO: Missouri, Arkansas score badly in Lung Association survey

In 2016 -- California became the second state -- after Hawaii -- to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, earning the Golden State glowing remarks from the American Lung Association: "They really had a banner year this year as far a
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:09
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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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