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[Kentucky] Tobacco growers' no under-16 stance praised ($$)

A Kentucky tobacco growers' group is drawing praise from human rights activists for urging farmers not to employ youths under 16 in harvesting the crop. The Council for Burley Tobacco, which represents about 5,000 growers in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Sep 10, 2014 17:07
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: No-smoking order aids Ky. taxpayers

Beshear's executive order, which takes effect Nov. 20, makes a lot of economic sense for state government and the taxpayers who foot the bill. It also should remind us that two-thirds of Kentuckians still lack the most basic protections from secondhand s
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 9, 2014 05:11
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Beshear's smoke ban good lead for 2015 ($$)

the governor said he hopes his action will create momentum for the General Assembly to pass a statewide smoking ban in 2015. We also hope state lawmakers get behind a smoking ban when the General Assembly convenes next year.
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 8, 2014 04:39
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[Kentucky] STEVEN L. BESHEAR GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER 2014-747 (PDF)

do hereby Order and Direct the following: I. The use of tobacco, any tobacco product, and any electronic cigarette or vaping device shall be prohibited on any and all properties owned, leased or contracted for use by the Executive Branch of the Commonweal
Kentucky.gov
added Sep 4, 2014 22:59
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Gov. Beshear’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use in Kentucky (PDF)

Supports Statewide Smoke-Free Law Governor Beshear has been working with legislators for some time on proposed smoke-free legislation, and will again fully support the legislation next year. Increasing Cigarette Taxes
Kentucky.gov
added Sep 4, 2014 19:33
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[Kentucky] Gov. Beshear: State Properties to go Tobacco-Free

Citing Kentucky’s continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced today that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout.
Kentucky.gov
added Sep 4, 2014 19:01
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[Kentucky] Beshear expands tobacco ban for state workers

A new executive order will expand a 2006 ban on smoking inside state buildings to include surrounding property such as sidewalks and parking lots, while extending it to include all forms of tobacco such as snuff, chew or e-cigarettes — and it will apply
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:54
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[Kentucky] Owensboro Votes To Go Smoke-Free

City Commission unanimously approved an amended smoking ban ordinance at their meeting Wednesday night, a ban that eliminates smoking in almost all public places in the city...allows smoking to continue in bars already in operation. New businesses will ha
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:51
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[Kentucky] Commission approves tougher smoking ban: Mayor hopes measure will improve civic health ($$)

Owensboro City Commission unanimously approved an amended smoking ban ordinance Wednesday that eliminates smoking is almost all public places in the city. Last month, the commission amended the smoking ban ordinance that had threatened to split the board
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Sep 4, 2014 13:16
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: CVS kicks the habit

Driving the point even closer to home, Kentucky outpaces every other state in lung cancer deaths. Way to go, CVS.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 3, 2014 17:48
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