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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

[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

[Kentucky] YESTERDAY'S NEWS: Tobacco company sparked renewal of Black Patch violence

worst outbreaks of civic unrest since the Civil War. It essentially was an attempt by farmers to break the monopolies held by the American Tobacco Co, which dominated the U.S. market, and the Imperial Tobacco Co., which dominated the British market. At it
Henderson (KY) Gleaner
added Jul 14, 2013 11:42

Florida businessman pleads guilty in Kentucky cigarette tax case

Pedro "Peter" Bello of Miami, 43, became the second person to admit plotting to use phony invoices to avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars' worth of cigarettes sold in several states. Bello entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Louisville.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 10:27

[Kentucky] Feds Reach Deal With Online Cigarette Company

Federal prosecutors have reached a $3.1 million settlement with the owners of an online cigarette dealership over taxes owed on the smokes ... Prosecutors say the invoices were an attempt to avoid more than $2 million in excise taxes. Israel and Pam Chave
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2013 00:32

[Kentucky] Police discover illegal gambling operation inside Discount Tobacco

, officers with the drug enforcement and special investigations branch executed a search warrant Thursday at The Discount Tobacco Store in shoppers Village Plaza. Police obtained the warrant following several purchases of synthetic drugs at the business.
Winchester (KY) Sun
added Oct 9, 2012 07:28

[Kentucky] Who’s still smoking in the United States?

the tobacco companies are fighting back. Many experts believe that the amount of nicotine present in today’s cigarettes is more addictive than ever before. Not only that, the explosion of the e-cigarette market is a blatant attempt to capture a new genera
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 15, 2015 16:39

[Kentucky] How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico

According to a lawsuit the workers filed in May, McKenzie Farms illegally charged them thousands of dollars for their H-2A visas, housing and transportation; underpaid them by thousands more; provided shabby living quarters; and falsified wage-and-hour p
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 9, 2015 10:18

[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] LETTER from the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina to Sen. Mitch McConnell (PDF)

economists at NC State University have generated trade models that estimate our increased export opportunity to the Pacific Rim nations could be as much as 40 million pounds (farm weight). This is the equivalent of doubling the production in the state of (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:07

[Kentucky] E-cigarette company files suit against state of Indiana

the law will require companies that make e-liquid to obtain a permit from the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission… will be required to have 24-7 security monitoring in their production and storage rooms...Stores like Leblanc's could lose more than half
WLKY-Ch. 32 (
added May 13, 2015 23:49
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