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.