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[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

[Kansas] Cigarette tax hike unlikely in coming legislative session

Since the Kansas cigarette tax rose from 79 cents to $1.29 per pack — a 63.3 percent increase — revenue from tax stamps is up 65.5 percent over the same period in 2014. That means cigarette sales actually have climbed a bit in Kansas for the first five m
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Dec 13, 2015 20:36

[Kansas] Student senate works toward healthier campus

A resolution proposing a ban on the use of tobacco products on campus was introduced at the K-State Student Governing Association on Nov. 19. Jessica Van Ranken, junior in political science, said the idea of proposing a complete smoke and tobacco ban on
Kansas State Collegian
added Dec 10, 2015 20:39

[Kansas] Health Department to facilitate discussions about state tobacco plan

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will facilitate two one-hour listening sessions next week to get public input on a statewide tobacco-control plan.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2015 01:54

Kansas Cigarette Sales Up After Tax Increase But Further Hike Unlikely

Last year’s temporary budget fix raised the cigarette tax by 50 cents per pack. That was only one-third what Brownback had requested, but even that level of increase was a source of considerable angst for legislators. Brownback said in October that he p
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Dec 9, 2015 20:10

[Missouri] Petition drive challenges Kansas City e-cigarette restrictions

Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) is gathering signatures to overturn that indoor vapor use ban in Kansas City...said health advocates did not reach out to the vapor industry to hear their perspective before the council’s vote. He s
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 30, 2015 17:36
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