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[Kansas] Sam Brownback reverses course, proposes new taxes

In a stark turnaround, the Republican called for higher taxes on cigarettes and liquor as part of his annual budget while proposing to make future tax cuts contingent on revenue projections.
Politico
added Jan 17, 2015 20:20
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[Kansas] Gov. Brownback is proposing raising taxes on alcohol and cigarettes to balance the state budget. What do you think?

Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 17, 2015 20:17
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Tobacco And Kansas, A $1 Billion Relationship

“We bring in 150 million dollars every year through tobacco related revenue and only invest one million of that in tobacco prevention,” says Jeff Willett of the Kansas Health Foundation. “So it does seem out of balance.”
KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Jun 8, 2014 13:30
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[Kansas, Missouri] Unique danger to e-cigarettes

Experts at the University of Kansas Hospital say the refills are just too attractive to children and swallowing them can be dangerous. In a smoke-filled room on Broadway Street in Sinbad's Hookah Lounge, friends shared a hookah Thursday afternoon and, w
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:33
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[Kansas] CAMERON: Thirdhand smoke poses health risks

Have you ever noticed the smell of cigarette smoke in an area where no one appears to be smoking, or the lingering smell of cigarettes in a hotel room previously occupied by smokers? Cigarette smoke clings to hair, clothing, cushions, carpeting, furniture
Fort Leavenworth (KS) Lamp
added Nov 21, 2013 23:12
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[Kansas] Smoke lounge aimed at ring of colleges

The sign is coming soon, said owner Pravesh Chand, who opened McPherson's only hookah lounge May 27, as well as the college students he hopes will fill the lounge this fall to study, smoke and relax. While McPherson, Kan., seems like an odd destination fo
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Aug 14, 2013 02:15
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[Kansas] City considers smoke-free parks

The city’s Parks and Recreation Board recommended the move, citing the dangers of second-hand smoke exposure. Currently, smoking is allowed in all parks and at least 20 feet from entrances to the community center.
Basehor Sentinel (Bonner Springs, KS)
added May 15, 2013 18:38
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[Kansas] 2-Alarm Fire Caused By Resident Smoking While On Oxygen

A resident smoking while on oxygen led to a two-alarm fire at apartment building Tuesday night. It happened around 9:30 Tuesday night at Willow Creek Manor, a senior living apartment complex located in the 1300 block of South Bleckley.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:49
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[Kansas] Smoking near oxygen device apparent cause of Wichita high-rise fire

Firefighters also had to evacuate more than 60 people, fire Capt. Stuart Bevis said Wednesday. Many of the residents of the apartments, at Willow Creek Manor, southeast of Lincoln and Oliver, have medical conditions or physical disabilities that require t
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Dec 6, 2012 10:18
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[Kansas] Officials link potting soil to devastating Northland house fire

the house fire near Northeast 98th Street and Woodland Avenue was caused by a cigarette that someone put out in a pot of potting soil. Officials said it smoldered for at least four days before finally igniting.
KCTV 5 (Kansas City, KS)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:20
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