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New Kansas Tribal Cigarette-tax Compacts to be Submitted to Legislature

Kansas has negotiated agreements with two resident tribes to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands.
Kansas City infoZine
added Mar 3, 2016 12:23

[Kansas] Kan., 2 Tribes Hammer Out Cigarette-Tax Compacts ($$)

Kansas has negotiated new cigarette tax agreements with the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation intended to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, state officials announced Tuesday
added Mar 3, 2016 12:20

Group aligned with Big Tobacco tops Kansas lobbyist spending

Altria Client Services LLC, whose clients include Phillip Morris, led all organizations with just over $283,000 in spending, the report said. It came in a year in which legislators were increasing cigarette taxes and enacting the state's first ever tax o
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added Feb 26, 2016 15:44

[Kansas] Vince & Associates Clinical Research Opens Indoor Smoking Facility for Clinical Trials

announced today the opening of a controlled ventilation indoor smoking facility offering a human laboratory model of smoking behavior at their clinical research unit in Overland Park, KS. @vinceandassoc Opens Indoor Smoking Facility for #ClinicalTrials.
Business Wire
added Feb 25, 2016 05:39

[Kansas] Tobacco ban recommendation passed after tiebreaker, re-vote

A resolution in support of a campuswide tobacco ban passed by a tiebreaker at the Student Governing Association meeting Thursday. The first vote on the tobacco ban failed 24-26, according to the vote counting system. Multiple members of SGA raised conce
Kansas State Collegian
added Feb 19, 2016 17:40

[Kansas] A Thousand Voices: Half of respondents in favor of changing tobacco-purchase age to 21

In our latest survey, half the readers who participated said they would support raising the tobacco-purchasing age in Lawrence from 18 to 21. Local ordinances raising the age to buy tobacco have passed in municipalities across the country ov
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Feb 15, 2016 20:50

[Kansas] SGA to hold open forum regarding campus tobacco use policy

Last semester, a proposal that K-State’s campus became tobacco-free was made at the Student Governing Association’s Dec. 1 meeting. SGA held off on creating a new policy though, because members said they felt they needed time to further consult the stud
Kansas State Collegian
added Jan 22, 2016 13:45

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Broken promise / Brownback proposes going back on agreement for tobacco settlement money

guess how much Kansas spends on tobacco prevention and cessation? Try 1.5 percent...any attempt to circumvent the CIF should be done with complete transparency and with an authentic conversation about what’s the right way to be responsible with the tobacc
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jan 20, 2016 03:18

[Kansas] Eudora bans indoor use of e-cigarettes, tobacco products in parks

On Monday, Eudora became the first city in Douglas County to extend the state indoor smoking ban in public-access buildings to include e-cigarettes and forbid their use along with traditional tobacco products in city recreational facilities and parks.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 12, 2016 20:05

[Kansas, Missouri] VIDEO: Independence votes to raise age for tobacco sales to 21

Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, made a similar move last month, all in the name of making it harder for people to start smoking at an early age. The measure passed on a 6-1 vote, with councilwoman Karen Deluccie providing the lone dissen
KMBC-Ch. 9 (Kansas City, MO)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:34
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