Blog Posts By: Joyce Morrison

Smoke-free means lively street scene

April 1, 2015

Metropolitan Kansas City’s outdoor hospitality is warmer than ever and that’s not because of more burning cigarettes. For the past 10 years, area communities have been approving smoke-free ordinances for indoor public places and workplaces. The benefits of lower smoking rates and healthier communities are obvious, but there’s also been an unexpected benefit. A lively […]


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