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[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

[Missouri] Kansas City - age 21 for nicotine and tobacco

The president of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, Ohio State University professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Rob Crane, writes, "age 21 for all nicotine and tobacco products is logical and simple to understand, is backed by the weight of scienti
PR Newswire
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58

[Kansas, Missouri] A cloud of questions linger over electronic cigarettes and vaping

Moll’s argument against Tobacco 21|KC’s actions targeting vaping goes into more novel and controversial territory: electronic cigarettes are proven to be a less harmful alternative to smoking, and minors have been proven to be effective at consuming subs
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58

[Kansas, Missouri] KC, KCK raise minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

Kansas City, Missouri, has raised the legal age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21 and will include materials for e-cigarettes.... Jonathan Brower, the owner of Waldo Vapes, said he doesn’t think restricting smoking and e-cigarette materials to those 21 and
KMBC-Ch. 9 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58

[Kansas, Missouri] City urged to restrict youth smoking

Dr. McCandless, the president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and also a leader of the recently announced “Tobacco 21 | KC” movement, urged the Independence City Council Monday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases fro
Independence (MO) Examiner
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58
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