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[Kansas, Missouri] Tobacco sellers' lawsuit overturned Topeka's 21-and-up law. Could KC area be next?

In the past few years, 15 municipalities on the Kansas side of the Kansas City metro have passed ordinances restricting tobacco sales to people 21 and over. Now a court ruling in a Shawnee County lawsuit is calling into question whether those ordinances
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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[Kansas] Shaw wants to push forward with tobacco-21

A city commissioner still wants to pursue an ordinance that would make it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy tobacco products, despite a recent ruling against a Topeka law. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursd
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 30, 2018 15:41
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[Kansas] City to ponder tobacco-21 law after ruling

A recent court ruling concerning a Topeka tobacco ordinance might delay consideration of a similar law in Parsons. ...Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursday barring Topeka’s city government from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 28, 2018 15:49
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[Kansas] Judge bars Topeka city government from enforcing ordinance raising smoking age

Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursday barring Topeka’s city government from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in December banning the sale of tobacco products to adults ages 18 to 20.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 23, 2018 15:30
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[Kansas] Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department in
KWCH 12 / KBSL 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Man Injured By Exploding E-Cigarette Battery Files Suit In Kansas Court ($$)

sued the store that sold it and the company that made the battery for it on Feb. 6, claiming that the store was negligent in selling it to him and that a different design would have prevented the explosion (Daniel Anderson v. Big E’s Vapor Shop LLC, No. 2
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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[Kansas] City considers ban on tobacco use in all parks

The commission heard a presentation Wednesday night from Erin Laurie, health educator at the Franklin County Health Department as well as many community members, supporting the ban for health reasons. A task force had been formed to consider the proposal
Ottawa (KS) Herald
added Mar 10, 2018 16:06
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Kansas man sues vape shop for e-cigarette battery explosion

The lawsuit alleges Anderson was carrying the lithium ion battery, his car keys and coins in his pants pocket in February 2016. The touching metal items caused a short to the outside of the battery, which then overheated and exploded. The suit says Ande
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2018 12:53
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[Kansas] VIDEO: E-cigarette battery explodes in man’s pants. 'It ignites like a bomb,' lawyer says

WARNING: Graphic content. Daniel Anderson suffered chemical and thermal burns to his left leg and hands caused by fire and heat that rolled out of the lithium ion battery, which he bought from Big E’s Vapor Shop, according to a lawsuit filed Feb. 6 in Se
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[Kansas] VIDEO: Vision Joplin 2022 Suggests Legal Tobacco Sale to Raise to 21

But it's up to the people who sell tobacco to be the real enforcement. "On a personal level, it would be great. But in the real world, i don't know that it's going to be feasible, because we have to enforce it day in and day out, even at 18" says Angela
KOAM-TV - The Power of 7 (Pittsburg, KS)
added Feb 11, 2018 19:02
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