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[Kansas] Attorneys argue validity of Topeka law that bans sale of tobacco to those under 21

An injunction blocking a Topeka city ordinance that bans the sale of tobacco to those under 21 will continue as a Shawnee County District Court Judge who heard arguments Thursday weighs the merits of a case against the law. Topeka businesses Vape Bar an
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 2, 2018 18:00
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[Kansas] Judge holds hearing for tobacco age change

was supposed to go into effect three weeks ago. However, two Topeka businesses recently filed a lawsuit and now the ordinance is temporarily blocked. The hearing will cover whether the minimum age to buy tobacco should be 18 or 21 years old.
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:52
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[Kansas] Kansan smokers spend and lost average of $27,000 a year on habit

Kansans who smoke spend or lose an average of over $1,400,000 in their lifetime on their habit. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, Americans spend more than $300 billion dollars on smoking, including medical care and lost productivity.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:00
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Editorial: Kansas court must address Topeka tobacco measure

Her intentions, and those of council members who supported the ordinance, were well-founded. The best move, though, is for state lawmakers to consider such a resolution so the age restriction would be imposed statewide. That could include debate over th
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 16, 2018 03:28
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Time to bump tobacco, vaping age to 21

’s time to start thinking seriously about bumping the legal age for obtaining tobacco and vaping supplies to 21, both locally and across the state. That would get it out of the hands of high school students, some of whom are in fact 18. Current state law
Manhattan (KS) Mercury
added Jan 14, 2018 03:17
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[Kansas] Judge grants temporary injunction blocking implementation of Topeka tobacco ordinance

A Shawnee County judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that forbids tobacco sales to people ages 18-20 from taking effect. The temporary restraining order states there are “concerns regarding conflicts between the city ordinance in question and s
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 04:29
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[Kansas] Two Topeka businesses sue city over tobacco ordinance going into effect Thursday

bars people under 21 from buying tobacco products. Vape Bar and Puffs ‘n’ Stuff, LLC, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, have asked a Shawnee County District Court judge to issue a temporary injunction blocking the ordinance’s implem
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 11, 2018 03:38
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[Kansas] Minimum age to buy tobacco in Topeka is 21 at midnight

In a historic vote of 8 to 2, the Topeka City Council is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products in the city, to 21 years old. The ordinance will go into effect at midnight. Multiple health organizations in the area said the decision was obvious
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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[Kansas] As more cities and counties raise tobacco age, state lawmakers may be asked to intervene

As a group in Lawrence prepares a strong push for local regulations that would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21, efforts may be underway at the state level to push for a law that would pre-empt the ability of local governments to enact such
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 1, 2018 03:00
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