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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Kansas] Soon you can carry a concealed gun but not smoke on WSU campus

About a week from now, concealed handguns will be allowed at Wichita State University and smoking and vaping will be banned. July 1 is the implementation date for both of those new policies, one ordered by the Legislature and the other by university lea
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jun 26, 2017 15:19

Citigroup briefed Kansas officials on selling tobacco settlement payments in October

Citigroup boasted to Kansas officials of its expertise in tobacco securitization, documents show, as child advocates charge Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is pursuing a sale of future tobacco settlement payments to help close the budget deficit.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 11, 2016 23:02

[Kansas] Health Department to facilitate discussions about state tobacco plan

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will facilitate two one-hour listening sessions next week to get public input on a statewide tobacco-control plan.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2015 01:54

[Kansas] Smoking cessation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment partners in the effort by encouraging residents to take part. KDHE also offers cessation support, provides a toll-free hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) as well as a website full of information (
Hays (KS) Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 19:18
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