Headlines Tagged with Kansas — 2,402 headlines found
When it comes to cutting down on teens smoking, activists found they could enact more change by going small. Instead of working at the national level, they’re focusing on small towns and cities – and seeing big results.
Oct 14, 2018 Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 16, 2018 20:39
2017 Kansas Youth Risk Behavior Survey, one in 10 (10.6 percent) high school students in Kansas currently use e-cigarettes. And national data show that e-cigarette use among youth increased from 1.5 percent in 2011, to 11.7 percent in 2017.
Oct 10, 2018 Hays (KS) Post
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Oct 8, 2018 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Sep 12, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01
On Sunday, the entire University of Kansas system — including the Lawrence campus — will officially become tobacco-free, banning the use of cigarettes, e-cigs, cigars, chewing tobacco and all other related products both indoors and out. The move to crea
Jul 1, 2018 Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 5, 2018 14:30
Experts are calling teen vaping an epidemic. KCTV5 News went into a local vape shop to ask how the devices are getting into the hands of kids at such an alarming rate. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids said it has never seen a tobacco product spread a
Jun 21, 2018 KCTV 5 (Kansas City, KS)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:13
Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Health Promotion is offering support to combat that statistic. The KDHE is encouraging Kansans to take advantage of receiving free nicotine replacement therapy. The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is giving
Jun 17, 2018 WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:14
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)’s Bureau of Health Promotion is encouraging Kansas residents who want to quit using tobacco products to take advantage of the opportunity to get free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The NRT will
Jun 14, 2018 WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 14, 2018 12:37
Craig Johnson, member of the ‘Cats for Clean Air Committee and associate director of operations for the K-State Student Union, said the university is adhering to a “friendly” enforcement of the smoking ban, though disciplinary action is written into the
Jun 5, 2018 Kansas State Collegian
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
Parsons city commissioners likely will consider an ordinance creating desginated smoking zones in all parks with playground equipment during their next meeting. The commissioners on Monday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in the cit
May 22, 2018 Parsons (KS) Sun
added May 22, 2018 15:35