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FDA Examines Menthol Cigarettes, With Possible Ban In Sight

FDA: Menthol Cigarettes Likely Pose Health Risk

The Food and Drug Administration says menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater health risk than regular cigarettes.

07/23/2013

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Metro Considers E-Cig Ban On Buses & Trains

Health experts still working to verify manufacturers’ claims of E-cig safety.

05/21/2013

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Bus Tour Wraps Up for Missouri Tobacco Tax Measure

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.

10/12/2012

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Two St. Louisans Charged In Massive Cigarette Smuggling Ring

A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade along with two relatives were charged in Kentucky.

10/04/2012

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Springfield Smoking Ban Approved

Unofficial results show an attempt to repeal the April 2011 ban failed Tuesday.

06/06/2012

Ciagrettes in Illinois Going Up a Buck a Pack

The dollar-per-pack increase will apply to cigarettes and a few other smoking devices, but not chewing tobacco or “moist snuff”.

05/30/2012

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Missouri AG Pushes Anti-Tobacco Message

Chris Koster says movie producers should restrict depictions of tobacco use,

05/11/2012

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Baseball Card Sets $$$$$ Record

The Honus Wagner card was sold for one-million, 232-thousand, 466 dollars.

04/20/2012

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Cigarette Butts #1 Littered Item on Missouri Roads

10.9 billion cigarettes were bought in Missouri last year, 11.6 billion in Illinois.

04/19/2012

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Inmate Draws More Time in Smuggling Scheme

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.

01/27/2012

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