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Digital Content Producer
October 03, 2019 - 3:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - St. Louis-bases Schnucks Markets announced its stores will stop selling all tobacco products beginning Jan. 1, 2020, – including cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, chewing tobacco and snuff. The company issued a statement saying it "is increasing its focus on wellness and promoting...
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Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 9:01 am
CHICAGO (AP/KFTK) — Illinois lawmakers this fall will consider banning most flavored vaping products, following recent restrictions that some other states have enacted amid concerns about the safety of vaping and its allure to young people. The legislation sponsored by Democratic state Rep. Deb...
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Digital Content Producer
September 16, 2019 - 1:55 pm
This research follows a summer of mysterious vaping-related illnesses that have affected hundreds across the country. Six have died as a result.
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February 04, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The state of Hawaii could ban cigarette sales if a current bill is passed. The legislation would gradually raise the age someone can buy cigarettes. The minimum age would go to 30 years old in 2020, 40 in 2021, 50 in 2022, 60 in 2023 and 100 years old in 2024. The new law would not apply to e-cigs...
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