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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] 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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Quarles says FDA regulation on smokeless tobacco would ‘devastate’ Kentucky growers

KY Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is asking [FDA] to withdraw a proposed regulation...The proposal to limit the N-Nitrosonornicotine level in finished smokeless tobacco products to one part per million, Quarles wrote, “is not realistic or achievabl
The Lane Report
added Mar 11, 2017 15:24
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[Kentucky] Tobacco production update ($$)

Tobacco production is tough on soil because substantial and frequent tillage is typically used. This activity destroys soil structure and predis-
poses it to the potential of erosion. Tobacco is planted at a low population resulting in very little root ma
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Dec 21, 2015 14:59
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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[Kentucky] Overseas tobacco pressuring U.S. producers even further

"We have excess global supplies and work production is up about 35 percent. Good tobacco, I think, will still do well in the $1.90s or $2 a pound, but tobacco without a contract or lower-quality tobacco that goes to the auction is going to be very vulner
Farm World
added Dec 4, 2014 19:55
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[Kentucky] STEVEN L. BESHEAR GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER 2014-747 (PDF)

do hereby Order and Direct the following: I. The use of tobacco, any tobacco product, and any electronic cigarette or vaping device shall be prohibited on any and all properties owned, leased or contracted for use by the Executive Branch of the Commonweal
Kentucky.gov
added Sep 4, 2014 22:59
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