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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Gov. Matt Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by th
SurfKY News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Kentucky] GOP float changes to e-cigarettes, hookah ban

Republican Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker wants hookah bars to be exempt for two years from a Democratic-sponsored measure that would ban the smoking device along with electronic cigarettes from indoor use. Eight Democratic members sponsored a propos
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 28, 2017 15:50
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[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by the U.S. Pre
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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[Kentucky] Smokeless Tobacco Proposal Comment Period Extended

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10. “This proposed rule would have a devastating economic impact on dark t
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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Quarles says FDA regulation on smokeless tobacco would ‘devastate’ Kentucky growers

KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is asking [FDA] to withdraw a proposed regulation...The proposal to limit the N-Nitrosonornicotine level in finished smokeless tobacco products to one part per million, Quarles wrote, “is not realistic or achievabl
The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
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[Kentucky] Push to ban smoking at public schools in KY likely to not pass

not enough support among Republicans, who have a supermajority in the House. Most of them want to leave that decision to the local school boards.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[Kentucky] Hopkins Co. Schools to Go Tobacco Free

A western Kentucky school district is going tobacco free starting this summer. Hopkins County School Board members voted to ban all nicotine, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33
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[Kentucky] Cigarette starts fire, destroys apartment units in Charlestown

Fire Marshal determined a cigarette in a flower pot on a ground floor patio started the fire. ... Heal said between four and eight units were considered a total loss.
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:25
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Current, Ex-Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

Bevin says what the Affordable Care Act brought to people was not health insurance, but entitlement...said the increased access to health coverage hasn't made Kentuckians healthier. Kentucky...has the highest smoking rate and highest incidence rate of to
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2017 23:38
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