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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.
added Dec 14, 2015 16:31

[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

[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

[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

[Kentucky] Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away — and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it. "The chant of an auctioneer can sound as good as a song," said Foy, 63, who has spent four d
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 1, 2015 11:36

[Russia, USA, Kentucky] SHAW: US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

a proposal to add a new 75 percent excise tax on cigarettes would be part of that discussion. ... they could cut down severely on exports, and with a vast number of Americans already out of the labor force, that’s probably more news we don’t need. Of cou
Hot Air (blog)
added Oct 4, 2014 20:33

Kentucky reaches $110 million settlement with tobacco companies, ending 10-year legal battle

Tobacco companies have agreed to pay Kentucky more than $110 million to settle a 10-year legal battle over the state's share of the tobacco master settlement agreement.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 13, 2014 11:03

[Kentucky] Local farmers say family tradition part of raising tobacco ($$)

The Country Music Channel will take a peek into the lives of fourth- and fifth-year tobacco farmers in Adairville on its new show, "Tobacco Wars," which premiered Saturday. While it may be entertaining in the scope of reality TV, Neil Fogle said, "tobacco
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Apr 21, 2014 17:43

[Kentucky] Tobacco company seeks to fend off $3 million tax bill, asks judge to stop seizure of equipment

A Kentucky-based tobacco company that makes Golden Harvest, Millennium and Red Buck cigars is asking a judge to prevent the government from taking its equipment to settle a disputed $3 million tax bill. Tantus Tobacco of Russell Springs, Kentucky, wants
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2014 09:07

[Kentucky] Gov. Beshear Praises Tobacco Plant Expansion

On Thursday, his tone shifted as he praised the economic benefits from a tobacco company's plans to expand its western Kentucky processing operations for smokeless tobacco products.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:49
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