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Associated Press
July 14, 2020 - 7:43 am
Here's a look at the flurry of bills that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed into law on Monday.
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Fred Bodimer
April 16, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Current and former smokers and those who vape are at greater risk of the most serious consequences of COVID-19, says Matt Meyers of Tobacco-Free Kids.
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February 04, 2020 - 3:02 pm
High school students testified at a Missouri house committee hearing in favor of a bill that would ban vaping in school.
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November 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (KMOX) - A new vaping awareness campaign in Missouri has been created called "Clear the Air." In October, Mike Parson signed an executive order directing multiple state departments to put the youth-focused campaign together. Part of the campaign is "fact sheets" for educators and...
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Associated Press
November 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
New research shows U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in stores.
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Fred Bodimer
October 25, 2019 - 4:35 pm
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is a new cancer-fighting vaccine.
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Associated Press
October 24, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Illinois' health department in August reported the nation's first death related to vaping.
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Missouri Governor's Office
Michael Calhoun
October 15, 2019 - 11:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — Gov. Mike Parson says he doesn't have any plans to ban e-cigarette sales in Missouri but does want a public awareness campaign to discourage vaping. In a press conference on Tuesday, Parson was asked if there needs to be a crack-down on illegal vape cartridges, like...
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Kevin Killeen
October 10, 2019 - 3:33 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - As new numbers on vaping from the Missouri Department of Health roll in, Saint Louis Health Department officials say they are not ready to recommend bans. Twenty-two people sickened statewide and one death, which was reported last month are enough for some cities to consider bans...
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Caitlin Lally
October 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) — Following the deaths of more than a dozen individuals from vaping-related illnesses, a recent Mayo Clinic study finds that lung injuries from vaping are most likely caused by chemical fumes. While it has been suspected that the build-up of fat cells such as mineral oils was a possible...
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