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[Kansas] Students, faculty discuss proposed campus ban on tobacco and vaping

Currently, K-State’s tobacco ban is still “in progress,” as President Richard Myers has not yet implemented such a ban after his administration said it would look into banning smoking on campus this upcoming school year. However, students have been encou
Kansas State Collegian
added Jul 12, 2017 19:17
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[Kansas] South Hutch narrowly passes ordinance for tobacco-free parks, trails

South Hutchinson City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco or electronic cigarettes at city parks, ballfields and trails by a 3-2 vote, with the dissenters explaining that they wanted clarification of what constitutes a trail.
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 4, 2017 03:37

[Kansas] Tobacco novelty quilts showed creativity

quilts based on the collection of former Emma Creek Quilt Guild member Ethel Abrahams. Abrahams acquired quilts sewn with fabric novelties produced by tobacco companies. “This is the story of some of the most unusual fabrics used in American quilt making
Newton Kansan
added Aug 11, 2017 18:43

[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

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

[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

[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

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

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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