Kansas latest state to debate smoking ban

TOPEKA Kan. A proposed Kansas law that would ban smoking statewide in most enclosed public and work places, while exempting some restaurants and bars that pay for the privilege, won’t be battled by a major hospitality trade group but has some clean air advocates fuming.

House Bill 2642 was introduced in the Kansas Legislature in Topeka last week by the Committee on Health and Human Services chaired by Brenda Landwehr, R-Wichita.

As law, HB 2642 would

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