Headlines Tagged with Kentucky — 4,714 headlines found
Criswell's 13-year-old program is funded in part with Kentucky's share of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, a multi-billion-dollar settlement reached between 46 states, including Kentucky, and the nation's cigarette companies. The program received $2
Jun 17, 2013 Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jun 17, 2013 13:11
Kentucky smoking statistics also include this: we have the highest rate of smoking in the United States, medical expenses related to smoking are $1.5 billion annually and smoking is the cause of approximately 7,800 deaths each year.
Jun 17, 2013 Kentucky New Era
added Jun 17, 2013 04:19
Kentucky's health commissioner says the typical smoker in Kentucky spent $2,237 to buy 468 packs of cigarettes last year. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield told lawmakers Thursday nearly 962,000 Kentucky smokers over age 18 last year who purchased 450 million packs
Jun 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2013 16:24
Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, OpenDoor.ky.gov ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Jun 14, 2013 Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57
Lawmakers who labor on behalf of preschool programs may get stars in heaven, but they don't get squat in campaign contributions. And the ones who eliminate money for infant care programs have no fear whatsoever that they'll lose an election over it. Look
Jun 10, 2013 The Olympian (WA)
added Jun 14, 2013 19:18
many were blindsided by an amendment to that bill proposed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) that would have ended federal subsidies for tobacco crop insurance. The amendment was short-lived and voted down almost as qui
Jun 10, 2013 KyForward
added Jun 10, 2013 11:03
Kentucky's tax on chewing tobacco will be cut by more than half in August, thanks to a little-noticed bill passed this year that has drawn the ire of health advocates and officials. The change will drop the tax on chewing tobacco from roughly 41 cents p
Jun 9, 2013 Kentucky Enquirer (Cincinnati Enquirer)
added Jun 9, 2013 17:41
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.
Jun 1, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 10:27
Pedro "Peter" Bellow of Miami, 43, became the second person to admit to 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.
May 30, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2013 19:15
voted 52-44 Thursday afternoon to kill an amendment to the Farm Bill that would have eliminated federal crop insurance subsidies for tobacco. "This is a big victory for Kentucky's tobacco growers and their families. I was happy to lead the fight to prote
May 24, 2013 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added May 24, 2013 05:33