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[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
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[Kansas] PSU is tobacco free

Pittsburg State is tobacco free, and although there are signs that its use has fallen, no means yet exist to actively restrict violations. The university has been promoting the “Breathe Easy” campaign since last January, and the “hard” implementation of
CollegiOnline (Pittsburgh (KS) State University)
added Jul 23, 2015 13:03
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[Colorado, Kansas] Punitive damages disputed

Court to decide if $15 million award to ex-smoker is correct
Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO)
added Jan 13, 2004 00:00
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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] KC prosecutors accuse 17 people and one business of smuggling cigarettes

Kansas City prosecutors announced criminal charges Wednesday against 17 people who allegedly were part of a national conspiracy to illegally traffic cigarettes. The federal charges are linked to the law enforcement seizure last year of $2.6 million, a
Olathe (KS) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2013 01:43
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[Kansas] NRA-backed bill would restrict anti-smoking programs

Members of the NRA and the Kansas State Rifle Association are supporting a bill that would bar state money from lobbying against legal products.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 7, 2013 09:15
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[Kansas] Judge awards $15 million in punitive damages to man from cigarette maker

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jun 22, 2002 00:00
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Kansas lawmakers consider hiking tobacco taxes in budget fix

legislators are considering whether to increase tobacco taxes as part of a broader package for fixing the state budget and raising new dollars for public schools. The Senate planned to debate a bill Tuesday that contains Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s pr
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 14:42
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[Kansas] Burton v. Reynolds Memo Supporting Punitive Damages

Tobacco Control Resource Center/Tobacco Products Liability Project
added Jun 25, 2002 00:00
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Could Tobacco Money Help Ease Kansas's Woes?

This could make a lot of sense, because cigarette sales have been declining for years. 19 other states have already done enacted the plan.
High Plains Public Radio (HPPR)
added Apr 26, 2016 20:16
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[Kansas] Editorial: Tobacco, liquor taxes destined to increase

Soliciting the testimony of medical experts is a nice ploy, but legislators and the governor are interested in the money to be made from those who continue to consume tobacco and alcohol. Convincing people to shun those substances isn’t their game plan a
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:54
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