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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

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

[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] Farmer Accused Of Filing False Reports With Federal Reinsured Crop Policies ($$)

U.S. government filed an indictment on Sept. 6 in a Kentucky federal court against a farmer for submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies (United States of America v. Christopher G.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 18, 2018 21:32

[Kentucky] Ready to switch to hemp? Farmers plan to grow fewest burley tobacco acres on record

“Prospective Plantings” report showing burley tobacco growers in Kentucky intended to set 57,000 acres for harvest — 6,000 acres below last year and 1,000 acres lower than 2015, which was the previous record low. Burley tobacco is primarily used for cigar
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 21, 2018 16:42
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