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[Kentucky] EKU announces move toward tobacco-free campus

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson on Friday announced that a task force has been established to finalize a tobacco-free policy on campus, to take effect June 1.
Richmond (KY) Register
added Sep 28, 2013 17:39
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[Kentucky] Statewide smoking ban passes Ky House

passed a statewide smoking ban bill on Friday morning for the first time in its history. House Bill 145, which would ban smoking in workplaces and indoor public places, passed 51-46. But it faces a tough road in the Senate. The measure passed after it w
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 14:27
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco adds insult to injury; Ky. at risk of losing settlement payments

After addicting our children, shortening our lives, making puppets of our politicians and using generations of Kentucky farmers, Big Tobacco has another insult in store for the state that suffers the nation's highest rates of smoking and cancer.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 11, 2014 01:10
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[Kentucky] ADKISSON: Chamber supports smoke-free law

On behalf of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, which represents the interests of more than 90,000 employers, I am urging our legislators to support a bill this upcoming legislative session that would prohibit smoking in all public workplaces. I believe t
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 26, 2014 22:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Begin push for state smoke ban legislation

Chances improve every year with a growing support from the public — including tobacco users who understand that secondhand smoke puts too many Kentuckians at risk for heart disease, respiratory ailments and lung cancer. More than 50,000 Americans die eve
Kentucky New Era
added Nov 17, 2014 02:08
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[Kentucky] Derby Eve gala features Cuban cigar icon

Hirochi Robaina — the first Cuban cigar maker to tour the country with permission from the Cuban government since the longstanding United States' trade embargo was implemented — will help Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge celebrate its fourth anniversary d
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added May 1, 2015 13:34
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[Kentucky] Smokers could end up paying more for cigarettes

Smokers would pay more for their cigarettes under a proposal endorsed Monday by a panel appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2012 04:43
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[Kentucky, Mississippi] More charges leveled in contraband tobacco scheme

Two Kentucky men and a tobacco company have been indicted for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes. .... accused of wire fraud and conspiring to sell cigarettes through Mississippi to avoid paying federal and state taxe
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added May 17, 2013 10:09
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[Georgia] Kentucky tobacco grower markets liquid nicotine

A Kentucky company is looking to cash in on the cultural shift to e-cigarettes with the product farmers know best: tobacco. USA Liquid Nicotine, a venture of Kentucky tobacco grower Brian Furnish of Cynthiana, will sell liquid nicotine extracted from tob
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added May 12, 2014 11:59
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
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