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[Kansas] KU’s campuswide smoking, tobacco ban going into effect Sunday; here’s what you should know

On Sunday, the entire University of Kansas system — including the Lawrence campus — will officially become tobacco-free, banning the use of cigarettes, e-cigs, cigars, chewing tobacco and all other related products both indoors and out. The move to crea
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 5, 2018 14:30
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[Kansas] Vape usage up 900-percent in teens in recent years, US surgeon general says

Experts are calling teen vaping an epidemic. KCTV5 News went into a local vape shop to ask how the devices are getting into the hands of kids at such an alarming rate. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids said it has never seen a tobacco product spread a
KCTV 5 (Kansas City, KS)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:13
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Kansans

Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Health Promotion is offering support to combat that statistic. The KDHE is encouraging Kansans to take advantage of receiving free nicotine replacement therapy. The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is giving
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:14
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Available for Limited Time

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)’s Bureau of Health Promotion is encouraging Kansas residents who want to quit using tobacco products to take advantage of the opportunity to get free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The NRT will
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:37
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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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[Kansas] Commission discusses smoking in parks

Parsons city commissioners likely will consider an ordinance creating desginated smoking zones in all parks with playground equipment during their next meeting. The commissioners on Monday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in the cit
Parsons (KS) Sun
added May 22, 2018 15:35
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[Kansas] Topeka Files Notice Of Appeal In Dispute Over Tobacco Age Restrictions ($$)

the city of Topeka. intends to appeal a March 22 holding by the Shawnee County District Court that struck down a city ordinance raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 (DWAGFYS Manufacturing Inc., et al. v. Topeka, No. 2018CV35, Kan.
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Kansas] Holcomb considering T-21 ordinance

Holcomb City Council did not take action on a T-21 ordinance Wednesday, but Mayor Brian Rupp said eventual passage is a strong possibility. The policy that would raise the minimum age to buy, sell and possess tobacco products in Holcomb to 21 tentatively
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added May 10, 2018 17:23
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Topeka appeals tobacco ruling, requests Kansas Supreme Court hear case

The city of Topeka has appealed a Shawnee County District Court ruling banning an increase in the age to purchase tobacco and has asked the Kansas Supreme Court take the case rather than working it through the traditional appeals process. Judge Franklin
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 3, 2018 02:42
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Inside Kansas' Judgment Against Tobacco 21

In what may become a legal test case against municipalities raising the legal age for consumers to purchase tobacco products from the federally set bar of 18 to 21, a District Court judge in Kansas declared the age of 18 a “bright line” that allows young
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:06
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