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[Kansas] Stopping US teens from smoking – one town at a time

When it comes to cutting down on teens smoking, activists found they could enact more change by going small. Instead of working at the national level, they’re focusing on small towns and cities – and seeing big results.
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 16, 2018 20:39
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KDHE: More than 10% of Kansas high schoolers use e-cigarettes

2017 Kansas Youth Risk Behavior Survey, one in 10 (10.6 percent) high school students in Kansas currently use e-cigarettes. And national data show that e-cigarette use among youth increased from 1.5 percent in 2011, to 11.7 percent in 2017.
Hays (KS) Post
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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Kansas Public Health Association honors lawmakers’ anti-smoking efforts

Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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[Kansas] Judge: Suit Against Railway Passenger Car Company Survives Preemption ($$)

a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01
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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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