Jackson County

Independence, Mo. to Cut Tobacco Retail Licenses in Half

The Independence City Council took a bold step on Monday night in their fight to reduce the amount of tobacco retailers in the city, approving…

Jackson County, Mo. to Increase Tobacco Purchase Age

It wasn’t a ballot issue on Tuesday, but the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes will be going up in Jackson County, Mo….

Lee’s Summit, Mo. Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco

Beginning December 1, you will need to be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products or e-cigarettes in Lee’s Summit, Mo., as the city…

Ashland, Ore. Passes Smoking Ban

A new smoking ban will be coming to Ashland, Ore. next month, as the Ashland City Council approved a proposal that has been in the…

Independence, Mo. To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

A proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, nicotine delivery devices and vapor products to 21-years-old was approved Monday night in Independence,…

Independence, Mo. Introduces Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Fresh off Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan. raising the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 18 to 21 last…

Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan. Both Increase Tobacco Purchase Age

Officials in both Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan. approved an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21, along…

Lee’s Summit, Mo. Eyes Park Smoking Ban

As part of an effort to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in other areas, the Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Board is expected to recommend…

Gautier, Miss. Modifies Smoking Ban

Just over six weeks since the Gautier City Council passed a smoking ban that prohibited smoking in bars, restaurants and public buildings, the seven member…

Gautier, Miss. Passes Smoking Ban

It split the city council on Tuesday night, but a new limited smoking ban will be coming to Gautier, Miss. as the governing body voted…