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[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center

today celebrated the grand opening of the expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center. The $3.5 million, 10,000 square foot expansion includes a two story manufacturing facility that houses:
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 21:49

[Kentucky] Swedish Match will opening R&D Center Tuesday morning ($$)

Swedish Match officials will be in Owensboro on Tuesday morning for the grand opening of the company's new $3.5 million, 10,000-square-foot Owensboro Research & Development Center.
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Oct 18, 2016 15:44

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] WATERS: Double-Election Whammy

Carving tobacco out of the ISDS would prevent companies from seeking due-process legal relief when foreign governments take property without compensation or seize assets in the name of "public health."...does nothing to protect public health yet appeases
West Kentucky Star
added Oct 16, 2016 14:02
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[Kentucky] WATERS: Don’t be conned by the fool’s gold of cigarette tax hikes

The new wrinkle in anti-smoking crusaders’ annual demand to raise Kentucky’s cigarette tax is that hiking taxes to fund the Medicaid expansion is somehow a better approach than moving able-bodied adults from government dependency to the fulfillment offer
Richmond (KY) Register
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13

[Kentucky] Tobacco-free school policies help drive youth smoking to historic lows

Kentucky’s youth smoking prevalence is at a historic low, dropping nearly 10 percentage points over the past decade. Current smoking among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent just 10 years ago, according to the 2015 Kent
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 30, 2016 21:15

Most west Kentucky public schools not 100 percent tobacco free

Most Kentucky school districts in our area are not 100 percent tobacco free. A new survey shows smoking among high schoolers in the state is down 10 percent from 10 years ago. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is urging more schools to b
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:14

[Kentucky] Health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah

A panel of medical and public health professionals said Wednesday that given national concerns over secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes and hookah Louisville should adopt rules forbidding the use of the products in public indoor spaces... Mayor Greg Fisch
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 19:54

[Kentucky] Use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy may be common, but still not considered a good idea

E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, and adult women of childbearing age are the most common users. This is especially true in Kentucky, which has the country’s second highest rate of smoking during pregnancy. Many women try to quit or reduce their sm
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26

Kentucky Officials Credit Tobacco-Free Policies for Drop in Youth Smoking Rate

The 2015 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey finds smoking rates among Kentucky high school students at 16.9%, down from 26.2% from a decade ago. In a news release, state officials attribute the decrease to the success of tobacco-free school policies. 35
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:25

[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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