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Kansas gets $62.4M as annual share of tobacco suit settlement

Advocacy group questions A.G.'s grip on revised tobacco settlement information
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 28, 2015 19:32

[Kansas] Brownback 'not too excited' about tobacco tax but wants it to pass

This year, with the state facing a budget crisis after slashing income tax rates, Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration introduced an identical tobacco tax as part of a package to plug the projected $700 million deficit. To sell the plan to legislators, th
Salina (KS) Post
added Apr 6, 2015 14:50

[Kansas] Foundation president sounds alarm on state’s drop in health rankings

efforts to reduce smoking have lost momentum. The number of Kansans who smoke is going down, but at a much slower rate than many other states. “There are eight anchors pulling us down. Four of those are directly related to smoking,” said Jeff Willett, vi
Hays (KS) Post
added Jun 9, 2014 09:52

[Kansas] Students draw attention to cigarette litter

gathering cigarette butts in Topeka and other Kansas cities as part of a national campaign meant to tackle a lesser known tobacco-related problem — the nonbiodegradable cigarette filters that lie abandoned outside of many buildings, in parks and elsewhere
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 21, 2014 20:46

[Kansas] Patrons asked to not smoke in stands at school events

At last week’s Peabody-Burns Board of Education meeting, members discussed policy for smoking on school grounds and at the football stadium. The conversation stemmed from a couple complaints of people smoking in the stands during football games.
Peabody (KS) Gazette-Bulletin
added Oct 24, 2013 03:02

[Kansas] Smoke-free casino in Oklahoma the exception in the area

Searching for a way to stand out among the many tribal casinos in northern Oklahoma, the new Kaw Nation SouthWind Casino decided not to let customers smoke while they play the slot machines.
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 29, 2013 12:21

Brownback, Schmidt say Kansas will join other states in tobacco agreement

Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48

[Kansas] Kovel’s Antiques: 19th century tobacco jars sported quirky designs

Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 31, 2012 13:06

Kansas Casino Exemption Threat Kills Smoking Bill
added May 5, 2012 10:14

[Kansas] KCK man wins lawsuit against tobacco companies

Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 24, 2002 00:00
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