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3 largest districts in Kansas' most populous county sue Juul


October 16, 2019

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The three largest school districts in Kansas' most populous county are suing a leading e-cigarette maker as they struggle to stop students from vaping.

The Kansas City Star reports that school boards for the 27,000-student Shawnee Mission district and 22,000-student Blue Valley voted Monday to sue Juul. Last month, the board for the nearly 30,000-student Olathe district decided to sue.

The suits seek unspecified compensation for the costs of trying to keep vaping out of schools.

Blue Valley school board President Cindy Bowling said Tuesday that staff is "spending signi...

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