Mini Poll Results

Thank you for (not) smoking

Do you smoke?
  • 14%
    Yes
  • 86%
    No
Before the 2011 indoor smoking ban was enacted, did you patronize public places (bars, restaurants, etc.) that allowed indoor smoking?
  • 70%
    Yes
  • 30%
    No
Since the indoor smoking ban was enacted, have you found yourself seeking places where indoor smoking is permitted?
  • 11%
    Yes
  • 89%
    No
Has the expiration of exemptions to the City’s indoor smoking ban changed the smoking policy in your favorite bar?
  • 30%
    Yes, smoking is now banned
  • 40%
    No, smoking was banned in 2011
  • 19%
    No, it’s always been smoke-free
  • 11%
    No, it still allows smoking…I think…
Do you believe that some bars in the City of St. Louis will still allow smoking even though the exemptions have expired?
  • 87%
    Yes
  • 13%
    No
On a level of 1-5, with 1 being “wearing white after Labor Day” and 5 being "the vigilance of meter enforcement," how serious should enforcement be?
  • 22%
    1 Who really cares?
  • 9%
    2
  • 22%
    3
  • 29%
    4
  • 17%
    5 Send the police!
As of January 1, Hawaii became the first state to raise its smoking age to 21. Do you think Missouri should follow suit?
  • 66%
    Yes
  • 34%
    No
Is the price of cigarettes too high or too low in Missouri?
  • 12%
    Too high
  • 64%
    Too low
  • 24%
    Just right
Would you support a substantial increase in the state sales tax charged on cigarettes?
  • 75%
    Yes
  • 25%
    No
Would your support or opposition to a higher state tax on cigarettes change depending on the dedicated purpose of the additional revenue generated?
  • 51%
    Maybe
  • 49%
    Maybe not