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[Kentucky] MLT Facebook poll shows support for Murray smoking ban

A poll conducted on the Murray Ledger & Times Facebook page, which is accessible by anyone, including those outside of Calloway County, found that 55 percent of respondents agreed with the ban, compared to 45 percent that were against it. A total of 1,24
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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Kentucky expands efforts to help people give up tobacco

Officials say the new public information campaign by the Department for Public Health includes broadcast, print and digital ads. It also features outreach to medical providers and community engagement initiatives aimed at boosting public awareness of the
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2018 15:09
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Murray mayor named Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion

Murray Mayor Jack Rose has been named a Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky for his work to improve local health by passing a smoke-free ordinance in the city. The award recognizes individuals and organizations workin
The Lane Report
added Aug 30, 2018 22:54
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In Kentucky, Farmers Find Hemp May Be More Profitable Than Tobacco

With growing interest from farmers looking for more profitable harvests — and support from power brokers like U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pushing for legalization — the legislative scales may be tipping in favor of freeing hemp from
Forbes
added Aug 30, 2018 22:42
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[Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio] Survey: Secondhand Smoke More Prevalent Among Low-Income Families

A recent study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke is more prevalent among low-income families. Interact for Health’s 2017 Child Well-Being Survey asked parents and guardians in the Greater Cincinnati region whether they allowed people to smoke in t
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:12
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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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[Kentucky] Breathing easy: Danville’s smoking ban has been in effect for 10 years

Today is the 10th anniversary of the City of Danville’s smoking ban in all buildings and enclosed workplaces...there are only five counties in Kentucky that have any kind of a smoke-free policy. “That’s out of 120 counties. We’ve got a ways to go.”
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Aug 9, 2018 17:38
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[Kentucky] Residents frustrated as public housing smoking ban takes effect

Residents at Northtown Terrace in Jeffersonville pulled out the flyers left by housing officials at their homes in June, detailing ways to quit smoking and explaining about the new ban. "Honestly, it's ludicrous," Kevon Nelson, a longtime resident at No
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:34
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax increase begins Sunday

Kentucky smokers will see an increase in the cost of their cigarettes. As a part of a larger tax bill, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to increase the state's cigarette tax from 60 cents to $1.10 per pack earlier this year. That tax increase will be
Wayne County (KY) Outlook
added Jul 1, 2018 15:21
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[Kentucky, Oklahoma] State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2018

Oklahoma and Kentucky are increasing their cigarette taxes: Oklahoma from $1.03 to $2.03 per pack, Kentucky from $0.60 to $1.10.
Tax Foundation
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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