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University of Kentucky to cover controversial campus mural

Nine years after his predecessor rejected calls to remove a controversial Great Depression-era campus mural that featured black workers toiling in a tobacco field, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has decided to cover the painting until a mo
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2015 18:37

[Kentucky] VIDEO: How to grow an Ebola vaccine with a tobacco plant

but at this facility just outside Owensboro, Kentucky, the plants themselves have become a labor force, working around the clock to manufacture a cure for Ebola... They chose an Australian relative the American tobacco plant in a process that is quick and
added Nov 24, 2015 19:22

[Kentucky] How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico

According to a lawsuit filed by migrant workers, McKenzie Farms in Scott County illegally charged them thousands of dollars for their H-2A visas, housing and transportation; underpaid them by thousands more; provided shabby living quarters; and falsified
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 17, 2015 17:10

[Kentucky] Smoke-free campus?: Students record nearly 400 accounts of campus smoking

The students recorded nearly 400 accounts of smoking on campus, most of which occurred in high-traffic, conspicuous locations. Seventeen students went to all four corners of campus, counting people on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at times
Louisville Cardinal (University of Louisville)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:06

KET's Clearing the Smoke' explores smoking issues in Kentucky; guests called for smoking ban, note concerns about teens

About one in four Kentuckians smoke, but the habit affects everyone... The best way to address this is a comprehensive ban on smoking in workplaces. That was the message of “Clearing the Smoke,” a Kentucky Educational Television "Health Three60" episode
Kentucky Health News (blog)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:16

[Kentucky] Kids Count, with county data, reminds Ky. of much work to do: we're 1st in smoking by pregnant mothers; 25% of kids in poverty

The annual Kentucky Kids Count report on the well-being of the state's children says that we lead the nation in smoking by pregnant mothers, that one in four Kentucky children live in poverty, and that nearly half or more of Kentucky's eighth and fourth
Kentucky Health News (blog)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:14

[Asia-pacific] Kentucky - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Tobacco Japan and Vietnam will eliminate tariffs on tobacco and tobacco products.
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Nov 5, 2015 17:32

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] TPP May Not Pass Due to Anti-Free Trade Provisions That Lack GOP Support

In addition to these senators, 17 members of the House Committee on Agriculture sent a letter to Ambassador Froman echoing these concerns. While citing opposition to the tobacco carve-out, members also wrote about market access to rice and dairy products
Washington Free Beacon
added Nov 3, 2015 16:17

[Kentucky] Bevin and Conway clash again on KET debate

Bevin said....such settlements have downsides and often cost Kentucky workers their jobs. Conway defended the Master Settlement Agreement with the big tobacco companies, saying that the settlement generates about $100 million a year for the state budget
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 27, 2015 09:22

Allegations and accusations abound in race for Kentucky agriculture commissioner

Spann responded by saying that her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a board member of the Burley Tobacco Cooperative. Ryan Quarles said the lawsuit was directed at the board re
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 26, 2015 18:37
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