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[Kentucky] Who’s still smoking in the United States?

the tobacco companies are fighting back. Many experts believe that the amount of nicotine present in today’s cigarettes is more addictive than ever before. Not only that, the explosion of the e-cigarette market is a blatant attempt to capture a new genera
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 15, 2015 16:39

[Kentucky] How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico

According to a lawsuit the workers filed in May, McKenzie Farms illegally charged them thousands of dollars for their H-2A visas, housing and transportation; underpaid them by thousands more; provided shabby living quarters; and falsified wage-and-hour p
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 9, 2015 10:18

[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] LETTER from the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina to Sen. Mitch McConnell (PDF)

economists at NC State University have generated trade models that estimate our increased export opportunity to the Pacific Rim nations could be as much as 40 million pounds (farm weight). This is the equivalent of doubling the production in the state of (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:07

[Kentucky] E-cigarette company files suit against state of Indiana

the law will require companies that make e-liquid to obtain a permit from the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission… will be required to have 24-7 security monitoring in their production and storage rooms...Stores like Leblanc's could lose more than half
WLKY-Ch. 32 (
added May 13, 2015 23:49

[Kentucky, New York, Ohio] Man arrested taking cigarettes to sell in NY

Coulibaly, 34, was allegedly transporting the cigarettes he bought in Ohio and Kentucky to resell in New York, where he could make a large profit by avoiding high state and city taxes there. He is now charged with felony trafficking in cigarettes.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 2, 2015 17:48

[Kentucky] Liberty repeals smoking ban; public opinion swayed council members to revoke the ban

Liberty city council members voted 5-1 to repeal a city-wide smoking ban in public buildings that was passed narrowly in November. The law was to go into effect Jan. 1, Larry Rowell reports for The Casey County News.
added Dec 29, 2014 16:02

[Kentucky] LETTER: Anti-smoking group spins stats to make its point

Tina McCormick, Director of the KY Rural Health Association. Not content with the use of spurious "statistics,"... In the lab, they used rats. No, the rats weren't smoking. This had to be "secondhand" smoke. So, they put them into an enclosure, and pumped
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Dec 3, 2014 04:38

[Kentucky] Two Americans who contracted Ebola in Africa received an experimental serum - The Washington Post

ZMapp, was developed by the San Diego company Mapp Biopharmaceutical. It is manufactured in Kentucky using fast-growing tobacco plants, which act as “photocopiers” to produce proteins that are extracted from the plants and processed into the drug, said a
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2014 16:53

Kentuckians want a smoke-free law; Senate must not snuff out legislation | Editorial |

Yet, Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, who has said he opposes Senate Bill 117, assigned it to the Judiciary Committee of which he is a member ... Why do Senate leaders want Kentucky to keep killing itself?
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 12, 2014 12:51

BESHEAR: Help Kentucky stop smoking

The General Assembly should seize the chance to enact a statewide smoking ban for the good of the commonwealth and to stop the mischief of local entities such as Bullitt Fiscal Court.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 20:08
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