Healthy KC In The News

2016

What's the latest KC-area city to pass Tobacco 21 ordinance?
KC Business Journal, 6/21/2016

Leawood City Leaders Approve Tobacco 21 Ordinance
KMBC 9, 6/20/16

Overland Park passes HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KCUR, 5/17/16

Leawood passes HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Star, 4/19/16

Alliance between HealthyKC and Trauma Matters KC called Resilient KC looks to raise awareness of trauma and reduce mental health stigma
KC Star, 4/12/16

Healthy KC and Trauma Matters KC launch Resilient KC to raise trauma awareness and reduce stigma of mental health.
KC Business Journal, 4/12/16

HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 KC campaign gains continues to move forward
KC Star, 4/10/16

Bonner Springs the latest in a growing list to pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KSHB-TV, 3/29/16

Prairie Village passes HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Star, 3/22/16

Prairie Village passes HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
Fox 4 News, 3/21/16

Prairie Village moving towards passing HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
Shawnee Mission Post, 2/17/16


2015


HealthyKC’s Workplace Wellness Initiative looks to recognize organizations committed to a culture of health,
KC Business Journal, 12/29/15

Independence joins KCK and KC in passing HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KCUR, 12/22/15

KC Chamber and HealthyKC Can Benefit from Joe Reardon
KC Star, 12/17/15

Cleveland follows lead of Kansas City and HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 initiative and raises minimum age of tobacco use to 21
Cleveland.com, 12/8/15

KCMO and KCK pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KSHB-TV, 11/20/15

Kansas City, MO and Wyandotte County, KS pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Star, 11/19/15

HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative raises minimum age of tobacco use to 21 in Kansas City, MO,
Chicago Tribune, 11/19/15

KC and KCK pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KCTV5, 11/19/15

KCK and KCMO should pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Business Journal, 11/18/15

Cities should pass Healthy KC’s Tobacco21 initiative
KC Star, 11/10/15

Unified Government of Wyandotte first to consider HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Business Journal, 10/30/15

Wyandotte County leading the way in HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KCUR, 10/27/15

Healthy KC’s initiative to raise age of legal smoking to 21 is most effective way to reduce teen smoking
KC Star, 10/22/15

Health Leaders of KC Urge Cities to pass HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KCUR, 10/22/15

Civic Leaders of KC push for HealthyKC’s Tobacco21 Initiative
KC Star, 10/22/15

HealthyKC’s push for Tobacco21 initiative could boost University of Kansas Cancer Center’s designation to “Comprehensive”,
KC Business Journal, 10/22/15

KC Chamber Announces First List of “Certified Healthy KC Organizations”
Issued by the KC Chamber, 6/19/15

2014 Community Rankings from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
Gallup-Healthways, 4/7/15

Jensen: Kansas tobacco tax is 'not just a budget Band-Aid'
KC Business Journal, 5/5/15

E-cigarettes puffing trend shared by teenagers in Kansas City
KC Star, 4/17/15

Healthy KC has uphill battle against old couch-potato habits
KC Star, 4/1/15

KC Chamber, Blue Cross to announce plan for healthier KC
Missouri Business Alert, 4/2/15

Chamber launches 'Healthy KC' to tackle wellness
Kansas City Business Journal, 4/1/15

Broad new push for health is urged for Kansas City
KC Star, 4/1/15

To your health: Kansas City has a new focus on well-being
KC Star, 4/1/15

The health of Kansas and Missouri is going downhill
KC Star, 1/3/15

2014


Healthier community = New Business? KC Chamber initiative hopes so
KC Business Journal, 6/25/14
 
Kansas City group wants answers:   How do we fight smoking, obesity?
KC Star, 6/25/14
 
KC Chamber to tackle health issues
KCUR.org, 6/25/14