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[Kansas] U.S. jury awards sick smoker $200,000

Reuters
added Feb 22, 2002 00:00
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[Kansas] No butts: Smoking ban will be self-enforced

Craig Johnson, member of the ‘Cats for Clean Air Committee and associate director of operations for the K-State Student Union, said the university is adhering to a “friendly” enforcement of the smoking ban, though disciplinary action is written into the
Kansas State Collegian
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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Man Injured By Exploding E-Cigarette Battery Files Suit In Kansas Court ($$)

sued the store that sold it and the company that made the battery for it on Feb. 6, claiming that the store was negligent in selling it to him and that a different design would have prevented the explosion (Daniel Anderson v. Big E’s Vapor Shop LLC, No. 2
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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[Kansas, Missouri] KEYSER: Myths about quitting smoking harm Kansans with mental illness

We must take concrete action to overcome these barriers and erase the disparity in tobacco-related disease and death. First, the Food and Drug Administration should prioritize people with mental illness as a tobacco disparity group in order to increase f
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 31, 2016 01:45
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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
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[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
Law360
added Mar 3, 2016 12:20
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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