Information for Law Enforcement
Court Cases Related to Act
Read the decision issued on April 6, 2012, in the Kansas Supreme Court on the lawsuit related to the January 1, 2009, licensure date of Class A and B Clubs eligible for exemption at http://www.kscourts.org/Cases-and-Opinions/opinions/SupCt/2012/20120406/104761.pdf (Downtown Bar and Grill, LLC v State of Kansas). As stated in the Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act, only Class A and B Clubs licensed by January 1, 2009, that submitted an exemption request to KDHE by September 28, 2010, may allow smoking indoors.
Wichita Court Case
Read the decision issued on August 31, 2010, in the 18th Judicial District Court (Sedgwick County) on the lawsuit related to the Act taking effect in the City of Wichita (Delano Enterprises, Inc, d/b/a Mort’s Cigar Bar, et al v. State of Kansas). The Act is now in effect statewide including the City of Wichita.