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[Kentucky] ALVARADO: Statewide smoking ban would save lives and taxpayer dollars

I am asking my colleagues to help me — along with lawmakers from both parties and every region of the state, the public health and medical community, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and over 500 other organizations — to make a smoke-free Kentucky a real
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2015 08:03

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Take action for public health

Nonsmokers in Kentucky deserve the protection a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law would provide in eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke in public places. It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just
Middlesboro (KY) Daily News
added Jan 27, 2015 17:22

[Kentucky] Experimental Ebola Treatment ZMapp to Enter Human Testing

The U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority has helped Kentucky BioProcessing LLC, a unit of Reynolds American Inc., to produce enough of the drug for the trials, said BARDA Director Robin Robinson.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:25

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Take action for public health

It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just the one-third of those that have smoke-free public ordinances in place. This General Assembly must accomplish what past legislative sessions have failed to do. Pass
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jan 23, 2015 11:05

Wendell Ford, Longtime Kentucky Senator, Dies at 90

Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Ford “a fine man.” “As a new senator I met with him,” Reid said. “He said ‘I am from Kentucky, I drink Kentucky bourbon, and I smoke Kentucky cigarettes all the time’ … “No one is against efforts to stop teen smoking, but turni
Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39

Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor and U.S. senator, dies at 90

"Kentucky is beautiful women, fast horses, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes and coal. I represent Kentucky, and that's what I represent."
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 23:35

[Kentucky] Retired U.S. Sen. Wendell H. Ford dies at 90

In 1998, just before his retirement, Ford said, “I tried to stop smoking once or twice -- but not for very long. The only health problems I’ve ever had are two hernia surgeries and an aneurysm. I’m in good health, and I have no intention of stoppin
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 22, 2015 19:33

[Kentucky] Democratic icon Wendell Ford dead at age 90

announced in July that he was undergoing chemotherapy treatments for lung cancer...He fought hard against warning labels on cigarette packs and alcoholic beverages and was often photographed with an ever-present cigarette hanging from the corner of his mo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 22, 2015 19:30

[Kentucky] An appreciation of former Sen. Wendell Ford

(Ford quit smoking about a decade ago.)... Ford fought Clinton over a plan to give the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco, but the agency eventually got the authority after Ford left Congress.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 22, 2015 13:59

[Kentucky] Former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford dies at age 90

the Owensboro smoker was best known on Capitol Hill as the biggest supporter of the Federal Tobacco Program -- bringing U.S. presidents to Kentucky to understand the crop's impact on the Commonwealth.
WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 22, 2015 13:57
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