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Kansas Debates Statewide Smoking Ban

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Topeka, Kan. – For more than a decade, clean air advocates in Kansas have been promoting a ban on smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants. Several bills that would enact a statewide smoking ban have been introduced in the legislature this session. The Kansas House is hearing a new one this Wednesday afternoon. But as Kansas Public Radio's Bryan Thompson reports, the House and Senate versions are quite different.

For more information about the smoking ban proposals, including links to the actual legislation, visit kpr.ku.edu. Just click on the "Health Series" link.

 

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