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Topeka, Kan. to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Topeka City Council passed an ordinance on Monday night that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to...
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Hutchinson, Kan. Bans Smoking at Parks

Hutchinson, Kan. is banning smoking at the city’s parks. The City Council approved the measure and said it expects to have signs posted regarding the...
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Shawnee County, Kan. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products in the unincorporated areas of Shawnee County, Kan. will soon be increasing to 21-years-old, as on...
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Garden City, Kan. Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco

Garden City, Kan. has raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco form 18 to 21. The Garden City Commission approved the increase 4-1, which goes into law this...
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Kansas Governor’s Cigar Tax Hike Rejected

A proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback to raise taxes on cigars, cigarettes, other tobacco products and alcohol has failed. The Kansas Senate rejected the Republican...
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Kansas Governor Seeks to Double Tobacco Taxes

As part of a plan to help remedy a projected $900 million shortfall in the state’s budget over the next 18 months, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is...
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Westwood, Kan. Joins Tobacco Age Increase Movement

The Kansas City metropolitan area has gained another supporter of the Tobacco21 movement, as the Westwood, Kan. City Council unanimously approved an increase to the...
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Leawood, Kan. Joins Tobacco Age Increase Movement

The Kansas City metro area has become a hot bed of cities increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years...
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Leavenworth, Kan. Revisits, Passes Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

A little over three months ago, the Leavenworth, Kan. City Commission couldn’t come to an agreement as to whether or not it made sense to pursue an...
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Overland Park, Kan. Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco

Add Overland Park to the growing list of cities in the Kansas City area that have raised the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21....
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Bonner Springs, Kan. OKs Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

The movement to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. area continues to gain steam,...
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