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St. Charles City Council to Consider Smoking Bill Tonight

City Council President Dave Beckering will be introducing the bill which he says is a better option than a smoking ban.

09/24/2013

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St. Charles County Council Hears Smoking Ban Testimony

The new bill says an establishment can only be exempt if it limits its customers to those 21-years-old and older. Some residents say that’s not fair.

09/10/2013

SLU Toxicologist Warns of E-Cigarette Smoking in Children

“Teens, adolescents, young brains are obviously quite bright in many cases but the connections between nerves, what are called synapses, have not completely developed.”

09/09/2013

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Springfield Mo. Issues 19 Smoking Tickets in 3 Months

Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. is stepping up its enforcement of the area’s smoking law.

06/28/2013

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Study: Tough Laws Reduce Teen Smoking Rates

Washington University’s Richard Grucza tracked data from a National Cancer Institute monitoring program and found tough state laws and policies helped stop teens from buying tobacco.

06/18/2013

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St. Charles Residents Again Discuss Smoking Ban

“Let’s not be antiquated, let’s get with it,” a supporter of the ban said. “Everything comes from the coasts and it’s coming this way and we are the last ones ones to get it.”

05/21/2013

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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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Study: 74% of Missourians Ban Smoking in Their Homes

Do you allow people to smoke in your home? What about in your car?

05/17/2013

1 Seriously Injured, 1 Arrested At Alton Fire

A minor injury was suffered by a firefighter who was knocked down by one of the eleven residents of the home who tried to get back inside to save the victim. That man was arrested.

05/15/2013

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American Cancer Society Seeks St. Louisans For Study

The goal is to gain insight into more of the environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to cancer.

04/04/2013

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