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[Kansas, Missouri] EDITORIAL: KC and KCK should raise legal age to 21 to reduce teenage smoking

The timing couldn’t be better for two area cities on Thursday to vote on raising the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes. Thursday is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. It’s also when the Kansas City
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 17:57

[Kansas, Missouri] KC, Wyandotte County raise legal age for tobacco purchases to 21

Hoping to curb underage smoking — and keep some teens from ever lighting up — Kansas City and Wyandotte County on Thursday banned sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under age 21. The Kansas City Council led the metro area in voting
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 16:40

[Missouri] Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, KS, Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Kansas City’s actions continue the growing momentum in support of raising the age of sale for tobacco products to 21. To date, Hawaii and over 100 cities and counties in eight states have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. This is a critical step to acce
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 20, 2015 16:29

UPDATE 1-Man charged with crew interference on plane diverted to Kansas (Recasts with man charged, details of flight diversion )

said threatened to bring down an American Airlines airplane after flight attendants told him he could not smoke an e-cigarette was charged on Wednesday in federal court in Kansas with flight crew interference, authorities said. Jason Baroletti, 38, of H
added Nov 6, 2015 21:12

[Kansas] KU Tobacco Cessation Expert: Big Disparity In Who’s Smoking, Who’s Dying’

Richter led a Saturday session, “Mental Illness & Tobacco Use: Why Do I Smoke and What Will Really Help Me?” during the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Kansas annual conference in Topeka.
Salina (KS) Post
added Nov 2, 2015 23:28

[Kansas] EDITORIAL: E-cig heat: Err on side of caution until more is known

All should err on the side of caution, and for now limit e-cigarette use to the same places where regular cigarettes are allowed. Such restrictions always could be lifted in the future, should questions about e-cigarettes be resolved and prove the produ
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Oct 28, 2015 23:58

[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41

[Kansas] VIDEO: E-Cig explodes in Wichita man's hand, blows through wall

he and his family are lucky after his e-cig explodes and pieces of it pierce through walls. Jonathan Reser says his soon-to-be wife wanted him to stop smoking traditional cigarettes. He purchased an e-cigarette from a store near downtown Wichita. Reser
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Oct 27, 2015 11:00

[Kansas] Teens turning to e-cigarettes

“They think the electronic cigarette is better for you,” said Ivan Walter, a senior at Pittsburg High School. He added it “is more socially accepted.” Walter said a majority of people he knows who smoke have shifted to the electronic cigarette. Incident
Pittsburgh (KS) Morning Sun
added Oct 14, 2015 15:17
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[Kansas] GBRC approves tobacco free policy for new playground

The Great Bend Recreation Commission Board on Monday approved a tobacco-free environment policy at the GBRC Activity Center and the My BackYard Playground. This policy will enforce no tobacco use – including electronic cigarettes – at these sites.
Great Bend (KS) Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 12:57
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