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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
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[Kentucky] Former Ky. Cigarette Dealer Sentenced To A Year

The former owner of an online cigarette dealership has been sentenced to a year in prison and agreed to pay more than $2 million in restitution to the Kentucky Department of Revenue for selling cigarettes on which taxes weren't paid. The U.S. attorney's
WBKO TV 13 (Bowling Green, KY)
added Dec 14, 2013 18:23
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[Kentucky] Students question tobacco-free policies

Though the ban affects the NKU community as a whole, freshmen smokers living on campus this year are impacted by the stress entering college brings, on top of learning to live on a tobacco-free campus. Kayla Brown is one of these new students entering a
The Northerner (Northern Kentucky University)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:00
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[Kentucky] Secret Tape: McConnell and Aides Weighed Using Judd's Mental Health and Religion as Political Ammo

A recording of a private meeting between the Senate GOP leader and campaign aides reveals how far they were willing to go to defeat the actor/activist.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2013 19:52
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[Kentucky] LETTER: FDA tobacco regulation needs review

Dear editor, My wife and I grow dark tobacco on 80 acres, and it is our sole income. Tobacco farming has allowed us to pay for our two children to attend the University of Kentucky, where our son studied agriculture. Today, he and our son-in-law, who als
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Apr 15, 2017 19:20
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[Kentucky] Whistleblower Stanton Glantz Reflects on Tobacco Control Progress, Emerging Challenges

On April 28, Glantz addressed unfinished business in the fight against tobacco and identified modern threats posed by the tobacco industry during his keynote address at the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy’s annual conference titled “Mobilizing an Ar
University of Kentucky
added Apr 29, 2016 09:28
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Kentucky Could Nearly Triple Cigar Taxes

Among the bills the Kentucky House of Representatives will consider this session is House Bill 132, a 213-page document that proposes a number of tax increases to tobacco products of all kinds, including an increase that could result in a nearly 300% incr
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 11:13
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Cheaper Chew? Kentucky's tax on chewing tobacco set to drop

Kentucky's tax on chewing tobacco will be cut by more than half in August, thanks to a little-noticed bill passed this year that has drawn the ire of health advocates and officials. The change will drop the tax on chewing tobacco from roughly 41 cents p
Kentucky Enquirer (Cincinnati Enquirer)
added Jun 9, 2013 17:41
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[Kentucky] Fiscal Court to hear hookah lounge opposition

One year after Morehead City Council denied a local business owner an exemption to the city’s smoking ordinance to open a hookah lounge, Rowan Fiscal Court today will be hearing comment from another citizen who opposes the operation of a similar establish
Morehead (KY) News
added Mar 15, 2016 12:33
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Thousands of farmers stopped growing tobacco after deregulation payouts

the remaining growers are dealing with the recent loss of a decade-long cash infusion ordered by the U.S. government — but those who remain are better positioned to grapple with foreign competition than they were 10 years ago, industry analysts say.
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 12:03
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