E-Cigarettes

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KNSS News
October 05, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A national outbreak of a vaping-related lung illness is increasing pressure in Kansas to consider new regulations for vaping and tobacco products. One of the suggestions getting attention is raising the age for purchasing nicotine products from 18 to 21, in part because federal officials say 40...
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September 28, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Molly and Leland weigh in on some of the bans and restrictions taking place around the country to curb vaping related illnesses.
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KNSS News
September 25, 2019 - 12:36 pm
The city of Newton is cracking down on smoking, after a group of teenagers this summer petitioned the city commission to raise the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21. On Tuesday night, the Newton city commission passed an ordinance making it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy tobacco or...
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KNSS News
August 24, 2019 - 7:52 am
Youth e-cigarette use in the United States has skyrocketed to what the U.S. Surgeon General and the FDA have called “epidemic” levels, driven largely by Juul e-cigarettes.
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January 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report issued Tuesday wrestles with the potential benefits and harms of the...
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