Indictment: 35 Trafficked Cigarettes, Synthetic DrugsThe indictment returned last week but announced Wednesday alleges the 35 defendants plotted for more than two years to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis and resell them in Illinois and New Jersey.
Cigarette Tax Ballot Questions Confusing MissouriansIt's not certain what would happen if both measures pass in November
Kander Deciding What To Do On Tobacco Tax After Court RulingA Kander spokeswoman said Friday that the office is still reviewing the effect of the court ruling and has no comment.
Petitions Submitted To Raise Missouri's Cigarette TaxSecretary of State's offer will determine if referendum makes November ballot
Convenience Store Owners Back Higher Taxes for Gas and CigarettesRon Leone, director of the Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores Association, says it's time for the sacrifice.
New Push To Raise Missouri's Cigarette TaxBlack elected officials from St. Louis say a half-dollar more would raise millions for early childhood education
Survey: Missouri's Last In Fight Against Lung CancerWalletHub.com says cigarette prices & state tax on them are very low.
High Cigarette Taxes Curb Heavy SmokingA new Washington University School of Medicine study finds as cigarette taxes go up -- heavy smoking goes down.
Two Leading Missouri Governor Candidates Do Not Support Tobacco TaxThe measure on the November ballot would raise Missouri's cigarette tax to 90 cents. It currently is 17 cents.
Nixon Remains Mute on Cigarette Tax"I don't expect to be active in anyway in that campaign and we'll await the verdict of Missourians this fall," Nixon said.
Missouri Board of Education Wants Tobacco Tax IncreasedThe measure would raise Missouri's cigarette tax from 17 cents per pack to 90 cents beginning January.
Quinn Signs Medicaid Cuts, Cigarette Tax IncreaseThe $2.7 billion package of cuts and taxes is designed to repair a long-term deficit in the state's Medicaid program.