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[Kansas] City votes to raise age for tobacco, e-cigarette purchases

The Garden City Commission on Tuesday approved an ordinance increasing the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a decision that grew from a request made by a group of Garden City High School students earlier this year.
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Apr 19, 2017 01:43
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[Kansas] ESU going tobacco free

Emporia State University will soon be tobacco free — On May 12 the campus will begin the transition to being entirely free of tobacco products. The move to go tobacco free was initiated last year through the Associated Student Government. ASG initially
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19

E-Cigarette Tax Fix Moves Forward In Kansas

The Kansas House voted Tuesday to substantially reduce a tax the state had struggled to enforce on e-cigarette liquid. At the end of the historically long 2015 session, the Legislature approved a bill that included a 20-cent tax on the liquid used to cr
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:19

Kansas Set to Slash E-Liquid Tax

When it adopted a 20-cent-per-milliliter tax in 2015, proponents of the vaping industry were outraged, saying it would force consumers to buy product online or across state borders and obliterate the vaping business in Kansas. As a result, lawmakers adop
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:00

Kansas lawmakers consider hiking tobacco taxes in budget fix

legislators are considering whether to increase tobacco taxes as part of a broader package for fixing the state budget and raising new dollars for public schools. The Senate planned to debate a bill Tuesday that contains Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s pr
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 14:42

Kansas, Kickapoo Tribe Reach New Cigarette Deal ($$)

The state of Kansas has sent the state Legislature a new cigarette tax deal with the Kickapoo tribe to improve accounting for cigarettes and tobacco products sold on tribal lands, the state’s governor and attorney general said in a statement on Thursday.
added Feb 24, 2017 23:16

[Kansas] Tobacco-free parks on the docket

Members of Healthier Lyon County picked up cigarette butts at local parks. The group anticipated finding a number of littered items but were shocked by the large amount. The above bags are from (clockwise from left): Santa Fe, All Veterans, Jones and Pete
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2017 19:03

[Kansas] Push begins to end smoking at Emporia playgrounds, parks, sports facilities

Healthier Lyon County is starting an education effort that could lead to a city ordinance eliminating tobacco products from playgrounds, parks as a whole or outdoor sports venues.
KVOE (Emporia, KS)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

Kansas Still Wrangling Over How To Tax E-Cigarettes

The Kansas Department of Revenue wants legislators to clarify how to tax vaping products. A bill passed to close the 2015 session included a tax on e-cigarettes that has yet to be enforced.
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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[Kansas] Topeka Housing Authority residents will be barred from smoking inside complexes

Nobisch said she is hopeful the rule will motivate her and her husband to quit smoking. As part of the new regulations, THA will provide resources to residents who want to curb the habit. “I tell myself I’ll cut it to three a day,” said Bob, who smokes
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 15, 2017 01:14
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