MO State News

DHSS offers ‘My Life, My Quit’ to help youth quit vaping

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) introduces “My Life, My Quit,” a free tobacco cessation service for Missouri teens who want to quit using electronic cigarettes, vape products, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.   “More Missouri teens now vape than adults who smoke cigarettes,” said Abby Newland with the DHSS

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Attorney General Bailey settles Sunshine Law lawsuit in Maries County

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey has announced that his office settled a case against the City of Belle for failure to abide by the Sunshine Law. The alleged violations pertained to public meetings, including failures to provide adequate notices and tentative agendas, discussing items of public business not on meeting agendas, inadequately

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Second round of Mo cannabis microbusiness applicants selected by random lottery drawing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Wednesday, Missouri’s Division of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) posted the results of the random lottery drawing to award microbusiness licenses to applicants. This is the second of three separate rounds of microbusiness licenses to be awarded, per Article XIV, Section 2 of the Missouri Constitution.   Unique identifiers were used for

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Hospital workforce data indicate small decrease in vacancy and turnover

Hospital workforce data indicate small decrease in vacancy and turnoverJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Vacancy and turnover rates among registered nurses, and within the hospital workforce overall, eased slightly in 2023 according to new data from the Missouri Hospital Association. Although declining rates of vacancy and turnover are a positive sign, Jon D. Doolittle, MHA President and CEO said,

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Senator Schmitt issues statement on Biden’s ‘unserious’ border executive order

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released the following statement on Joe Biden’s executive order regarding the Southern border:   “Americans see right through this election year posturing. In his first 100 days, Biden reversed nearly 100 executive actions, which opened up our border to the tune of 10 million illegal immigrant crossings since he took office.

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