Failing Tobacco Grades for Missouri, IllinoisMissouri got 4 F's and a D in the latest State of Tobacco Control report card
Kid-Created Anti-Tobacco Ads Target More Than CigarettesAnti-tobacco videos aimed at teens and recently uploaded to YouTube differ in that they weren't produced by adults, but by kids as young as middle school.
Cardinals, Blues Players Could Be Fined By City For Chewing TobaccoBill No. 294 would make it against the law for fans and players at Busch Stadium, Scottrade Center, collegiate, high school and amateur events in the city of St. Louis to use smokeless tobacco.
First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealThe experiment of having the All-Star Game determine which league gets home-field advantage in the World Series will end after 14 years.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
Teens React to Tobacco 21 LawNow that "Tobacco 21" is the law, how are teens reacting?
Inexperienced Agents Conducted St. Louis Gun StingsFederal agents lacked proper guidance and experience while conducting undercover sting operations in St. Louis and several other cities aimed at disrupting illegal gun sales.
New FDA Guidelines to Include Hookah and CigarsIn 90 days, it will be illegal to sell e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco or cigars to anyone under the age of 18.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
Study: Heart Attack Victims Are Getting Younger, HeavierSLU Care cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim at SSM Health SLU Hospital explained that means people need to start being active now.
Bill Proposes Raising Age to Buy Tobacco to 21 in IllinoisThe bill is assigned to Senate's Public Health Committee.