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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, 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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Wendell Ford, Longtime Kentucky Senator, Dies at 90

Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Ford “a fine man.” “As a new senator I met with him,” Reid said. “He said ‘I am from Kentucky, I drink Kentucky bourbon, and I smoke Kentucky cigarettes all the time’ … “No one is against efforts to stop teen smoking, but turni
Roll Call
added Jan 22, 2015 23:39
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Smoke Free Coalition to Kentucky Lawmakers No More Excuses

The Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition has a message for state lawmakers: Make a comprehensive, statewide, indoor, smoke-free law a "number one priority" during the 2015 legislative session. Amy Barkley, chair of the Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition, says her or
Public News Service (PNS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:43
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[Kentucky] WATERS: High cigarette tax hurts the poor: Opposing view

Kentucky is a woefully unhealthy state. ... More would quit if Kentucky used more of its $320 million tobacco settlement on education. ... Education, making smoking less culturally acceptable and appealing to citizens' personal responsibility have been e
USA Today
added Jan 10, 2014 04:56
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New Ads Call for Smoke-Free Kentucky

Bluegrass State Has the Nation’s Highest Smoking and Lung Cancer Rates
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2013 11:40
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[Kentucky] McConnell looks to complete hemp’s comeback as crop

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp. The Kentucky Republican on Monday previewed legislation to free the plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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