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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

[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

[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

[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


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
added Sep 4, 2014 22:59

[Kentucky] Brad Rodu | Smokers can turn to safer smoke-free tobacco products

The commonwealth should make smoking history by telling the truth about safer smoke-free tobacco products, enabling Kentucky's smokers to enjoy longer and healthier lives, unbridled by excessive risks for lung cancer and emphysema.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 19:26

Tobacco settlement court finds Kentucky ‘nondiligent’; could mean decreased revenue

Kentucky could lose half, all or none of its tobacco settlement payment next year due to a Sept. 11 ruling that found the state “nondiligent” in upholding statutes requiring escrow payments by nonparticipating cigarette manufacturers.
added Nov 19, 2013 15:54

[Kentucky, New York] Rockville Center Man; Long Island Company Plead Guilty To Cigarette Smuggling

Ruda was part of a scheme to ship untaxed cigarettes from New York to Kentucky. The cigarettes were then mailed to other states. This was done without the filing of proper forms with the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the states where the untaxed cigarettes
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2013 14:47

VIDEO: Kentucky puffs on as tobacco farming dwindles

US state with highest number of smokers was once a major tobacco producer, but many farmers switched crops.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added May 13, 2013 03:16

[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center

today celebrated the grand opening of the expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center. The $3.5 million, 10,000 square foot expansion includes a two story manufacturing facility that houses:
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 21:49
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