‘Victory for the health of Kansas:’ Supreme Court upholds under-21 tobacco ban

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a Topeka law banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 years old, preserving similar ordinances across the state including many in the Kansas City area.

The court found the ordinance, one of about 20 passed by cities across the state, was constitutional because it did not conflict with a state law that expressly banned the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 18.

The court found that Topeka constitutionally exercised its home-rule powers . . .

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