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[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
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[Kansas] GBRC approves tobacco free policy for new playground

The Great Bend Recreation Commission Board on Monday approved a tobacco-free environment policy at the GBRC Activity Center and the My BackYard Playground. This policy will enforce no tobacco use – including electronic cigarettes – at these sites.
Great Bend (KS) Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 12:57

[Kansas] Teens turning to e-cigarettes

“They think the electronic cigarette is better for you,” said Ivan Walter, a senior at Pittsburg High School. He added it “is more socially accepted.” Walter said a majority of people he knows who smoke have shifted to the electronic cigarette. Incident
Pittsburgh (KS) Morning Sun
added Oct 14, 2015 15:17

[Kansas] Hutch City Council seeks vape shop comment on teens’ e-cigarette proposal

A group of teenagers with Reno County Communities That Care made the request at the council’s Sept. 1 meeting. They want the city to treat e-cigarettes the same under the Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act, which prohibits smoking in most indoor public places.
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 5, 2015 10:58

[Kansas] Commissioner says E-Cigs should be allowed in county buildings

Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell said the county anti smoking policy should be better defined to perhaps allow e-cigarettes for those trying to quit smoking.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:45

Online survey asks for feedback on Kansas State Fair's new smoking regulations

While the fair board passed a resolution in May to establish designated smoking areas across the grounds, the vote was narrow: 6 to 5.... “The interim manager (Lori Hart) said they will try going smoke-free next year, but they weren’t very optimistic it
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 12, 2015 13:55

[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
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