Backers of a proposal to increase Missouri’s lowest-in-the nation cigarette taxes wrapped up a statewide bus tour Friday at the state Capitol.
A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade along with two relatives were charged in Kentucky.
Unofficial results show an attempt to repeal the April 2011 ban failed Tuesday.
The dollar-per-pack increase will apply to cigarettes and a few other smoking devices, but not chewing tobacco or “moist snuff”.
Chris Koster says movie producers should restrict depictions of tobacco use,
The Honus Wagner card was sold for one-million, 232-thousand, 466 dollars.
10.9 billion cigarettes were bought in Missouri last year, 11.6 billion in Illinois.
A federal prison inmate has been ordered to spend an additional two and a half years behind bars for his role in a scheme to smuggle cigarettes in to the prison.
St. Louis area Representative Jamilla Nasheed says in order to balance the shrinking state budget several new taxes need to be considered.
Ladue lawmaker also seeks to end income tax for the poor.