Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Kansas 2,377 headlines found


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

[Kansas] City considers ban on tobacco use in all parks

The commission heard a presentation Wednesday night from Erin Laurie, health educator at the Franklin County Health Department as well as many community members, supporting the ban for health reasons. A task force had been formed to consider the proposal
Ottawa (KS) Herald
added Mar 10, 2018 16:06
1 View

Kansas man sues vape shop for e-cigarette battery explosion

The lawsuit alleges Anderson was carrying the lithium ion battery, his car keys and coins in his pants pocket in February 2016. The touching metal items caused a short to the outside of the battery, which then overheated and exploded. The suit says Ande
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2018 12:53

[Kansas] VIDEO: E-cigarette battery explodes in man’s pants. 'It ignites like a bomb,' lawyer says

WARNING: Graphic content. Daniel Anderson suffered chemical and thermal burns to his left leg and hands caused by fire and heat that rolled out of the lithium ion battery, which he bought from Big E’s Vapor Shop, according to a lawsuit filed Feb. 6 in Se
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35

[Kansas] VIDEO: Vision Joplin 2022 Suggests Legal Tobacco Sale to Raise to 21

But it's up to the people who sell tobacco to be the real enforcement. "On a personal level, it would be great. But in the real world, i don't know that it's going to be feasible, because we have to enforce it day in and day out, even at 18" says Angela
KOAM-TV - The Power of 7 (Pittsburg, KS)
added Feb 11, 2018 19:02

[Kansas] Attorneys argue validity of Topeka law that bans sale of tobacco to those under 21

An injunction blocking a Topeka city ordinance that bans the sale of tobacco to those under 21 will continue as a Shawnee County District Court Judge who heard arguments Thursday weighs the merits of a case against the law. Topeka businesses Vape Bar an
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 2, 2018 18:00

[Kansas] Judge holds hearing for tobacco age change

was supposed to go into effect three weeks ago. However, two Topeka businesses recently filed a lawsuit and now the ordinance is temporarily blocked. The hearing will cover whether the minimum age to buy tobacco should be 18 or 21 years old.
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:52

[Kansas] Kansan smokers spend and lost average of $27,000 a year on habit

Kansans who smoke spend or lose an average of over $1,400,000 in their lifetime on their habit. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, Americans spend more than $300 billion dollars on smoking, including medical care and lost productivity.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:00

Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Time to bump tobacco, vaping age to 21

’s time to start thinking seriously about bumping the legal age for obtaining tobacco and vaping supplies to 21, both locally and across the state. That would get it out of the hands of high school students, some of whom are in fact 18. Current state law
Manhattan (KS) Mercury
added Jan 14, 2018 03:17
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines