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[Kansas] Council bans tobacco use in city vehicles

Marion City Council voted to prohibit smoking or chewing tobacco in city vehicles at its meeting Monday. City administrator Roger Holter said OSHA guidelines prohibit smoking in company vehicles because of risk associated with secondhand smoke. “(City cl
Marion County (KS) Record
added Aug 19, 2015 20:14

Proposal would hike Kansas' cigarette tax to 11th highest

If Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposal goes through, Kansas’ taxes on a pack of cigarettes would jump to the 11th highest in the nation. Kansas currently charges 79 cents in tax per pack of cigarettes. Brownback proposed raising that to $2.29 as part of his p
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 22:36

[Kansas] ORTEGA: E-cigs ‘a breath of fresh air’ for smokers

I’ve gotten dirty looks and snide comments, but the reaction to the e-cig was completely different; I received smiles, knowing glances and a few strangers even offered to “vape” with me so we could compare flavors.
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:28

Kansas Action for Children files lawsuit against Attorney General Derek Schmidt over settlement records

A child advocacy group filed a lawsuit on Friday against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, alleging that Schmidt's office has violated the state law that requires the disclosure of public records. Kansas Action for Children is seeking information on
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added May 10, 2013 17:06

[Kansas] Tobacco litigation dollars higher than expected

Advocates hope excess goes in endowment, legislators say little chance
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 26, 2013 06:15

[Kansas] Tobacco dispute threatens funding of children's programs

A long-simmering dispute over whether state officials have done enough to regulate off-brand cigarette companies is threatening to pull tens of millions of dollars from the state’s programs for children and at-risk families.
Kansas Health Institute (KHI)
added Oct 3, 2012 20:55

Dr. Whelan urges Kansas to consider tobacco harm reduction study

Re: Support for Resolution No. 6026, to direct the KDHE to investigate a study of tobacco harm reduction
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 15, 2012 18:46

[Colorado, Kansas] Punitive damages in U.S. tobacco case under fire

added Jan 13, 2004 00:00

[Kansas] R.J. Reynolds to Face Punitive Damage Hearing in Smoker Suit

Bloomberg News
added Feb 28, 2002 00:00

[Kansas] Tobacco Bond Plan Raises Questions Among Children’s Advocates

Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposal to securitize the state’s share of a settlement with major tobacco companies. Selling bonds backed by the tobacco money would mean that some or all of it would go to investors in exchange for a large upfront payment. Kansas
KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Feb 11, 2017 00:44
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