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

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
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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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[Kentucky] Tuesday forum to focus on lung cancer and screening recommendations

Lung cancer’s impact on Kentucky will be discussed, along with proposed guidelines for screening, at a community forum Tuesday in Louisville. The Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP) and its District Cancer Council will host the event, featuring a panel of loc
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 17, 2013 13:28
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Letter | Making Kentucky a smoke-free state

Ten years ago on July 1, 11 brave Lexington Fayette Urban County Council members voted to support Kentucky's first smoke-free ordinance. This historic vote has been called the "shot heard 'round the world" since smoke-free legislation was virtually unhea
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jul 24, 2013 09:24
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[Kentucky] Across tobacco country, crops wilt from rain

Fields all over tobacco country have been soaked, and without a good stretch of dry weather in coming weeks, Elliott's predicament could play out many times over. In Kentucky alone, the nation's second-leading producer, the toll could hit as much as $100
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2013 04:58
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[Kentucky] CCSO investigating possible tobacco field poisoning case

I’ve never dealt with anything like this,” Johnson said Wednesday. Johnson said he was alerted to the situation several days ago after an agriculture official determined the cause of death of approximately 1 1/2 acres of tobacco plants in a field owned
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Jul 12, 2013 21:51
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Ky.'s leaders can't ignore cost, rates of smoking ($$)

Kentucky smoking statistics also include this: we have the highest rate of smoking in the United States, medical expenses related to smoking are $1.5 billion annually and smoking is the cause of approximately 7,800 deaths each year.
Kentucky New Era
added Jun 17, 2013 04:19
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[Kentucky] OLMSTEAD: I am the Vaping Extremist

I had the pleasure of attending a conference today presented by The Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy. Kevin and Matt both attended with me. We went as advocates for electronic cigarettes ... A big thank you to Ellen Hahn for allowing us to attend!
EcigAdvanced
added Apr 18, 2013 22:13
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