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Kansas Anti-Tobacco Groups Push to Increase Age to Buy Vaping Products

Some vape shops often have hundreds of e-liquid flavors. But some shops already limit sales to adults over age 21. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service)

People are most likely to get hooked on nicotine in their teens. Maybe even addicted for life. Today, that addiction increasingly starts with vaping. Groups like the American Cancer Society want to raise the age in Kansas for buying all tobacco products from 18 to 21. But they’re bracing for pushback. Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service reports.

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