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[Kentucky] Bad news for U.S. burley growers: Europe bans most tobacco additives

Kentucky growers say the new rules will result in a de facto ban on burley because it's routinely mixed with other flavorings and ingredients to alter the taste.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Oct 8, 2013 13:36
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[Mississippi] Kentucky cigarette manufacturer pays $750000, pleads guilty in contraband case

the payment from Tantus Tobacco LLC in a news release Tuesday. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a whole
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53
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[Kentucky] CMT to Premiere New Series TOBACCO WARS, 4/19

Dark-fired tobacco is one of the nation's oldest and richest cash crops, and notoriously precarious. The new five-episode series TOBACCO WARS takes an unfiltered look inside the lives of fourth and fifth generation Adairville, Ky. farmers who BET everyth
BroadwayWorld.com
added Apr 14, 2014 13:05
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Kentucky Tobacco Company in Dispute With Feds

U. S. District Judge Joseph McKinley, Jr. has scheduled a hearing for March 25th in Bowling Green on a request by Tantus Tobacco of Russell Springs for a temporary injunction against the U. S. Treasury Department. The dispute centers on whether Tantus pro
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2014 02:30
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Bill to ban smoking in Kentucky dead, sponsor says

"It's died. It's dead," Rep. Susan Westrom, a Lexington Democrat, said of House Bill 173. "I've been told there aren't enough votes and we're just going to have to wait until next year. That came from the Governor's Office."
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 7, 2014 02:40
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[Kentucky] Ky. businessman pleads guilty in cigarette case

a scheme to sell more than $12 million in cigarettes online and avoid paying Kentucky taxes on the smokes. Israel Chavez, 48, admitted in federal court in Louisville that he used two companies, Chavez, Inc., and Cigarettes Direct to You, to buy cigarette
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 30, 2013 22:19
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[Kentucky, Missouri] St. Louis couple charged in massive contraband cigarette scheme

A tobacco distributor closely watched by federal agents for a decade along with two relatives were charged in Kentucky with using phony invoices to avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars' worth of cigarettes sold in several states.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 6, 2012 05:53
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[Kentucky] Sarah Milov | E-cigarettes and the tobacco farmer

Yesterday’s tobacco farmer might be tomorrow’s “e-cig entrepreneur.” But swift regulation by the Food and Drug Administration now can help ensure that pockets of the American economy do not, once again, become dependent on nicotine.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 3, 2014 18:58
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[Arkansas, Kentucky] Woman Drives Around Pro-Smoking Van

A Kentucky woman, driving what she calls a "Liberty Van" around the country, made a stop in Little Rock today. Since 2005, Lynda Farley parked a pro-smoking van in front of 48 state capitols. Signs, posters and statues decorate the van which is promotin
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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[Kentucky] County farmers fight tobacco tax

Four Christian County tobacco farmers went to Frankfort on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers against raising the state tax on cigarettes.
Kentucky New Era
added Feb 23, 2013 21:59
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