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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Kentucky] Ky. House panel OKs smoking ban bill

statewide smoking ban at work and in public has sailed through a Kentucky House committee. ... was approved by the House Health and Welfare Committee on a 10-3 vote Thursday. Committee Chairman Tom Burch says nonsmokers shouldn't have to suffer from bein
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2014 14:09
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Xerox inks deal to combat cigarette smuggling in Kentucky

Xerox Corp. has signed a five-year deal to help the Kentucky Department of Revenue revamp its tobacco excise tax collections. Under the contract, Xerox said it will replace the manual, paper-based process with an electronic tax system that will detect p
Rochester (NY) Business Journal
added Dec 10, 2013 15:40
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[Kentucky] E-cigarettes cause alarming increase in calls to poison control center

“More than half of the calls we have received were concerning children,” said Ashley Webb, Pharm.D., board-certified toxicologist and director of the Kentucky Regional Poison Control Center of Kosair Children’s Hospital. “Kids are picking up the liquid
The Lane Report
added Dec 10, 2013 13:53
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[Kentucky] Rain drowns tobacco

Frequent, heavy rainfall in recent weeks is taking a costly toll on local farmers, who are facing up to a 50 percent loss of the county's anticipated 2.75 million pounds of tobacco. Pat Hardesty, Taylor County Extension Agent for agriculture and natural
Central Kentucky News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 22:59
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