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[Kentucky, North Carolina] KASPEROWICZ: UN Health Group Plotting Massive Global Tax on Tobacco, Without U.S. Input

The World Health Organization will meet behind closed doors in Russia later this month to vote on a proposal that would encourage most of world’s countries to impose a huge tax on tobacco, one that would double or even triple the price of cigarettes and
The Blaze
added Oct 1, 2014 15:40

[Kentucky] HEATH: CVS ban on tobacco sales sets right tone for drumbeat of change

Those of us who have devoted our professional careers to tobacco cessation research, intervention and public health policy are counting on companies like CVS Health and America's public and private decision-makers, trendsetters and tastemakers to do the r
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 30, 2014 04:57

[Kentucky] NO MORE SMOKE

In light of Gov. Steve Beshear’s recent executive order banning smoking on government property, the University’s potential to instill a smoking ban of its own has lit up debates all over campus.
Murray (KY) State News
added Sep 24, 2014 11:23

[Kentucky] New Study Finds Caldwell Indoor Air Quality Poor

county workplaces have a high level of fine particle air pollution from secondhand smoke, 1.6 times higher than the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for outdoor air. The air pollution was also 2.8 times higher than Georgetown and 3.1 times higher th
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Sep 23, 2014 05:10

[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

[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


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
added Sep 4, 2014 22:59

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
added Sep 4, 2014 19:33

[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.
added Sep 4, 2014 19:01
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