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[Kansas] KCKCC becomes smoke and tobacco free

Students, faculty and staff will notice a big change as they return to Kansas City Kansas Community College this semester. KCKCC is now 100 percent smoke and tobacco free. “There has been a desire to go tobacco free that dates back seven to nine years,
Wyandotte Daily (Kansas City, KS)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:24

[Kansas] City leaders to discuss banning use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public places

Topeka’s governing body on Tuesday will consider Schwartz’s proposal to expand the city’s ban on smoking in most enclosed public buildings to include prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping.” The city currently lets owners of such buil
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Aug 17, 2015 12:28

Report Shows Kansas, Missouri Lag In Cancer Prevention Efforts

Missouri and Kansas have done little to fund tobacco control and prevention efforts, a factor in their bottom-half-of-the-class ranking in a report by the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action network.
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 6, 2015 12:20

AUDIO: Cancer Policy Report Card Shows Room For Improvement In Kansas

Kansas draws praise for raising tobacco taxes this year, for cancer pain control policies, and for its statewide Indoor Clean Air Act. But the state received failing marks for six other policy areas.
KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Aug 6, 2015 11:59

[Kansas] PSU is tobacco free

Pittsburg State is tobacco free, and although there are signs that its use has fallen, no means yet exist to actively restrict violations. The university has been promoting the “Breathe Easy” campaign since last January, and the “hard” implementation of
CollegiOnline (Pittsburgh (KS) State University)
added Jul 23, 2015 13:03

[Kansas] New FDA e-cigarette regulations could threaten local businesses

manager of Grasshopper Vapes, 706 Vine, believes that while some regulation is necessary, over-regulation by the federal government could hurt the market and drive smaller shops out of business. By the end of September, the FDA is expected complete new r
Hays (KS) Post
added Jul 15, 2015 10:41

[Kansas] MONTGOMERY: Stealing from the kids

Kansas wanted to take her due for something bad – the health damage done by tobacco products – and produce something good for the next generation of her people. Instead, it went to balance the books, including, most recently, to cover the shortfalls from
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 8, 2015 10:29


She said you wouldn’t believe the amount of nicotine that was coating the tables, chairs, walls and mirrors. The ban was pretty divisive when first passed, and a few complaints came from regular smokers after Carl’s stopped allowing smoking in the bar,
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 1, 2015 12:03

Kansas lawmakers pass plan to boost sales, cigarette taxes after Brownback's budget warnings

Republican legislators in Kansas narrowly approved tax increases Friday, responding to pleas from their leaders and a warning from GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's aides about draconian spending cuts that could result if they didn't erase a budget deficit.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 13, 2015 08:18

[Kansas, Missouri] As the vaping culture takes hold, many turn from smoking and many critics worry

Vaping has gone mainstream in the last couple of years here and elsewhere, spawning a more than $3 billion-a-year industry in the United States. Two-thirds of sales are online, but increasingly there are brick-and-mortar stores like the dozens of outlets
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jun 9, 2015 08:04
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