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[Kansas] Soon you can carry a concealed gun but not smoke on WSU campus

About a week from now, concealed handguns will be allowed at Wichita State University and smoking and vaping will be banned. July 1 is the implementation date for both of those new policies, one ordered by the Legislature and the other by university lea
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jun 26, 2017 15:19
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Tobacco-free policies at worksites in Kansas

Rural and smaller employers are less likely to have tobacco-free policies than their urban and large counterparts.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Kansas] South Hutch City Council embraces teens’ proposal to ban smoking in parks

“You had me at ‘no smoking,’ ” Meadows told Destanee Brigman-Reed and Abbey Pemberton of Reno County Communities That Care. And the council as a whole was similarly warm to the idea Monday evening. Dave Pitman said smoking and drinking in parks are thi
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jun 6, 2017 16:14
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[Kansas] House panel considering using tobacco settlements to fill budget gap

The House budget committee scrutinized a measure Thursday selling bonds backed by tobacco litigation settlements to help fill the next two fiscal years’ projected $900 million deficit. Gov. Sam Brownback floated a similar proposal in the 2016 legislative
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Jun 2, 2017 17:54
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Kansas House committee considers selling off tobacco assets to help fix budget deficit

The House budget committee scrutinized a measure Thursday that would sell bonds backed by tobacco litigation settlements to help fill the next two years’ projected $900 million dollar deficit. (Thad Allton/The Capital-Journal) Eric Stafford, vice presid
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jun 2, 2017 03:32
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Kansas conservative legislators tout slow-growth spending plan

Brownback and others have contemplated selling off future annual tobacco payments in a process referred to as securitization. Masterson said his group would accept sale a portion of the state’s annual tobacco revenue to correct the state’s decision to sk
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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[Kansas] April apartment fire ruled accidental, blamed on careless smoking

Fire Marshal's Office says a massive fire last month at a Junction City apartment complex was an accident... damaged 28 units, displacing 40 residents. It caused an estimated $3.8 million in damages.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added May 9, 2017 21:34
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[Kansas] City votes to raise age for tobacco, e-cigarette purchases

The Garden City Commission on Tuesday approved an ordinance increasing the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a decision that grew from a request made by a group of Garden City High School students earlier this year.
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Apr 19, 2017 01:43
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[Kansas] ESU going tobacco free

Emporia State University will soon be tobacco free — On May 12 the campus will begin the transition to being entirely free of tobacco products. The move to go tobacco free was initiated last year through the Associated Student Government. ASG initially
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
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E-Cigarette Tax Fix Moves Forward In Kansas

The Kansas House voted Tuesday to substantially reduce a tax the state had struggled to enforce on e-cigarette liquid. At the end of the historically long 2015 session, the Legislature approved a bill that included a 20-cent tax on the liquid used to cr
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:19
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