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[Kansas] Regulating e-cigs

Nine teenage members of Reno County Communities That Care brought an interesting request to the Hutchinson City Council on Tuesday. They asked that the council put restrictions on the use of electronic cigarettes in the city. Current state law forbids s
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 4, 2015 09:26

[Kansas] Topeka bans e-cigarettes in some public places

An ordinance banning electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places breezed through the City Council Tuesday night. Council members voted, 7-2, to extend its ban on indoor smoking to include vaping.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Aug 20, 2015 14:39

[Kansas] Council bans tobacco use in city vehicles

Marion City Council voted to prohibit smoking or chewing tobacco in city vehicles at its meeting Monday. City administrator Roger Holter said OSHA guidelines prohibit smoking in company vehicles because of risk associated with secondhand smoke. “(City cl
Marion County (KS) Record
added Aug 19, 2015 20:14
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[Kansas] KCKCC becomes smoke and tobacco free

Students, faculty and staff will notice a big change as they return to Kansas City Kansas Community College this semester. KCKCC is now 100 percent smoke and tobacco free. “There has been a desire to go tobacco free that dates back seven to nine years,
Wyandotte Daily (Kansas City, KS)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:24

[Kansas] City leaders to discuss banning use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places

Topeka’s governing body on Tuesday will consider Schwartz’s proposal to expand the city’s ban on smoking in most enclosed public buildings to include prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping.” The city currently lets owners of such buil
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Aug 17, 2015 12:28

Report Shows Kansas, Missouri Lag In Cancer Prevention Efforts

Missouri and Kansas have done little to fund tobacco control and prevention efforts, a factor in their bottom-half-of-the-class ranking in a report by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action network.
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 6, 2015 12:20

AUDIO: Cancer Policy Report Card Shows Room For Improvement In Kansas

Kansas draws praise for raising tobacco taxes this year, for cancer pain control policies, and for its statewide Indoor Clean Air Act. But the state received failing marks for six other policy areas.
KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Aug 6, 2015 11:59

[Kansas] PSU is tobacco free

Pittsburg State is tobacco free, and although there are signs that its use has fallen, no means yet exist to actively restrict violations. The university has been promoting the “Breathe Easy” campaign since last January, and the “hard” implementation of
CollegiOnline (Pittsburgh (KS) State University)
added Jul 23, 2015 13:03

[Kansas] New FDA e-cigarette regulations could threaten local businesses

manager of Grasshopper Vapes, 706 Vine, believes that while some regulation is necessary, over-regulation by the federal government could hurt the market and drive smaller shops out of business. By the end of September, the FDA is expected complete new r
Hays (KS) Post
added Jul 15, 2015 10:41

[Kansas] MONTGOMERY: Stealing from the kids

Kansas wanted to take her due for something bad – the health damage done by tobacco products – and produce something good for the next generation of her people. Instead, it went to balance the books, including, most recently, to cover the shortfalls from
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 8, 2015 10:29
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