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[UK] Exclusive: BBC selling Lonely Planet to Kentucky cigarette billionaire Brad Kelley

Lonely Planet, the storied travel guidebooks publisher owned by BBC, is about to be sold, we have learned. And the buyer is a doozy: reclusive Kentucky billionaire Brad Kelley, who spent the 1990s selling discount cigarette brands like USA Gold, Bull Durh
Skift
added Mar 5, 2013 13:06
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[Kentucky] ADAMS: Smoking is my biggest regret

This writing makes 90 days since I’ve touched a match or lighter to a cigarette. I promise you faithfully that I haven’t even wanted one, but I have panicked a time or two when I couldn’t find my White Cloud Fling. I have no idea if it’s safer, because
Richmond (KY) Register
added Feb 22, 2013 04:18
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[Kentucky, Tennessee] Tobacco farmers see rebound in leaf prices

Burley tobacco farmers in Kentucky and Tennessee are reaping some of their best paydays since plunging into the free market, capitalizing on tight leaf supplies and a quality crop that bounced back from an early-season drought.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro R&D Center

The $3.5 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion includes a two-story manufacturing facility that houses newly designed laboratories, a dedicated sensory test zone, controlled environment chamber storage, a microbiological testing area and open office and
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:48
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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children report calls for statewide smoking ban; ‘We need to protect all kids’

children and babies who live in communities without smoking bans are “subject to immense dangers from secondhand smoke,” and calls for the almost 69 percent of Kentucky communities that still don’t have such laws to implement them.
KyForward
added Dec 14, 2015 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] Hillary Clinton's TPP deal disapproval is 'a critical turning point'

Further undercutting the pact’s chances, the powerful drug and tobacco industries are also unhappy with it. Senator McConnell of Kentucky is upset that the deal exempts the tobacco industry – one of his home state’s most important industries – from contr
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 15:13
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[Asia, Kentucky] McConnell: Tobacco should not be excluded from trade pact

While touting trade, he defended two historic Kentucky commodities that are in decline. Export markets have become increasingly important for the tobacco industry as U.S. consumption has dropped sharply amid health concerns. Kentucky is the nation's top
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 20, 2015 14:52
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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