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Missouri voters face competing measures to raise state cigarette taxes

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Missouri voters face two choices on Election Day that could raise the state’s tax on cigarettes. Tuesday’s ballot features Proposition A and Amendment 3. Each would raise the state ex... read more

Voters Just Say No to Higher Cigarette Taxes in All But 1 State

Voters ... Missouri and North Dakota were all asked to increase their state's cigarette tax on Tuesday. But only Californians obliged. Missouri -- the state with the lowest taxes on cigarettes at just ... read more

Missouri voters could OK two cigarette tax hikes; then what?

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri election officials are raising questions about what could happen if voters endorse two separate plans to raise cigarette taxes in November. At a meeting Tuesday, officials sa... read more

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Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike for Early Childhood on Ballot, For Now

Missouri voters ... in the state, but supporters of a competing initiative are fighting to have the education-related measure taken off the ballot, even though they've lost once in court. The Missouri ... read more

Complex politics behind two Mo. tobacco tax issues

Constitutional Amendment 3 would raise the state's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette ... tax hikes is not the issue for the anti-tax coalition. "It is unfortunate two tobacco-industry-sponsored ballot me... read more

Campaign to raise tobacco tax in Missouri caught in anti-abortion snag

Supporters of a constitutional amendment to increase ... the state’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax: the Missouri Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association. “Our hope is that once the wo... read more

Public health organizations oppose both Tobacco tax increase ballot measures

(KY3) --On November 8, Missouri voters will decide the fate of two competing ... the state government from warning people about the dangers of tobacco. Hall says public health organizations want to se... read more

Legalized pot scores big as voters decide on state ballot measures, including the death penalty and minimum wage

California, which was the first state ... taxes on tobacco products, along with Missouri and North Dakota. But Californians supported a measure that increases the price of a pack of cigarettes by $2 a... read more

Tobacco tax hike proposal stays on Missouri ballot

JEFFERSON CITY • Voters will have a chance to weigh in on a proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 60 cents, after the Missouri ... state from a 1998 court settlement. It remains unclear ... read more

Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

“We wanted to educate people about the facts but also put a smile on their face ... Voters in Missouri decided to reject cigarette taxes even though the tobacco industry, in an unusual move, poured in ... read more

Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) Raise Smoking Age to 21

Kansas City has lagged other cities nationwide in reducing its smoking rates, Archer said. Contributing to the problem, he said, have been Missouri's limited commitment to smoking prevention and a sta... read more

Tom Steyer is now the biggest donor in the effort to raise the tobacco tax

Billionaire Tom Steyer is now the largest donor in the effort to raise the state's cigarette tax ... of two competing death penalty measures on the Nov. 8 ballot. In one of two videos, which campaign ... read more

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