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[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

[Kansas] FF 12 Investigators find hazy enforcement of smoking ban

But FactFinder 12 investigators discovered lack of enforcement after being contacted by a concerned viewer. Video from multiple Wichita bars shows that despite the smoking ban, smokers were lighting up in plain sight. At one bar, customers and the barten
KWCH 12 / KBSL 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:46

[Missouri] 'Strong message': Kansas City raising smoking age to 21

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is hoping other local cities will join in, making the metro area the second-largest in the country to take this step. "This is a community-driven initiative," Kansas City Councilman Scott Taylor said before the
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Nov 23, 2015 01:32

[Kansas, Missouri] Will large cities follow KC and raise smoking age?

While states and cities frequently change ages for consumption of products, the responsibility is ultimately falling on the retailers, and some say they are fed up with it. One local gas station clerk, who wouldn’t disclose her name, said, “I’m tired o
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Nov 21, 2015 21:34

[Kansas, Missouri] EDITORIAL: Cigarette Age Ban

More communities should pass ordinances such as the ones adopted in the two Kansas Cities. It is impossible to completely stop 18-year-olds from getting cigarettes, but increasing the age to 21 to buy them helps.
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Nov 21, 2015 21:19

[Kansas] Smoking cessation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment partners in the effort by encouraging residents to take part. KDHE also offers cessation support, provides a toll-free hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) as well as a website full of information (
Hays (KS) Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 19:18

[Kansas, Missouri] VIDEO: KC, KCK pass ordinances raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

three ordinances. The first, with a vote of 11-1, raised the legal age to 21. The second ordinance, which defines that vapor products fall under tobacco product laws, passed with all 12 votes. The third, with a vote of 11-1, prohibits the use of vapor pr
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58
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