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Kansas City metro teens propose legislation to curb secondhand smoking in cars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The environment, children and smoking are issues Vari Patel and three other teens from the Kansas City metro felt needed attention so people can live healthier lives. “And when you’re inside a car while someone is smoking, this cessation is 100 times greater inside of a car than when it is in an outside environment,” Patel said. The group would like to see Kansas and Missouri lawmakers take seriously a proposal they’ve written that would ban smoking in a vehicle when children are […]

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