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[Kansas] Overland Park votes to raise tobacco sales age to 21

Overland Park has become the latest Kansas City-area community to embrace the Tobacco 21 movement. City leaders voted Monday tonight to raise the minimum age for the sale of tobacco products to 21. The new rules take effect in August. People behind the
KMBC-Ch. 9 (Kansas City, MO)
added May 20, 2016 01:35

[Kansas] Kan., 2 Tribes Hammer Out Cigarette-Tax Compacts ($$)

Kansas has negotiated new cigarette tax agreements with the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation intended to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, state officials announced Tuesday
added Mar 3, 2016 12:20

[Kansas, Missouri] EDITORIAL: Cigarette Age Ban

More communities should pass ordinances such as the ones adopted in the two Kansas Cities. It is impossible to completely stop 18-year-olds from getting cigarettes, but increasing the age to 21 to buy them helps.
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Nov 21, 2015 21:19

[Kansas] VIDEO: E-Cig explodes in Wichita man's hand, blows through wall

he and his family are lucky after his e-cig explodes and pieces of it pierce through walls. Jonathan Reser says his soon-to-be wife wanted him to stop smoking traditional cigarettes. He purchased an e-cigarette from a store near downtown Wichita. Reser
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Oct 27, 2015 11:00

Many unhappy with raising Kansas' tobacco tax

Pack-a-day smokers in Kansas could see their cigarette costs rising by nearly $70 a month if a proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback passes. The governor has suggested boosting the cigarette tax in Kansas from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a budget defici
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Apr 30, 2015 07:55

[Kansas, Missouri] Smokers resent state’s eye on tobacco for $422 million shortfall (VIDEO)

“Trickle-down economics did not work in the ’80s with Reaganomics, and it is stunningly clear that it’s not working here,” said Robin McAlpine, a smoker who lives in Wichita. “I shouldn’t be punished or penalized so that the governor can close the gap on
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 27, 2015 10:39

[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.
added Jan 17, 2015 20:20

[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

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

[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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