Bonner Springs raises smoking age to 21

Posted: 10:35 AM, Mar 29, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-29 15:35:51Z

The Bonner Springs City Council approved an ordinance raising the age of sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21. 

The measure was approved on Monday unanimously by a vote of 9-0. 

Bonner Springs is the eighth municipality to approve Tobacco 21 legislation since the initiative was launched in October 2015. 


Other cities that have approved Tobacco 21:

  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Independence, Missouri
  • Olathe, Kansas
  • Gladstone, Missouri
  • Iola, Kansas
  • Prairie Village, Kansas

Tobacco 21, an effort of Healthy KC, is apart of a regional effort spearheaded by the Greater City Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross and Blue Shield along with 100 businesses and agencies. 



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