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[Kentucky] Mitch McConnell Is Headed Down the Stretch

McConnell’s most significant legislative achievements, after all, have been his ultimately unsuccessful attempts to block the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act — the so-called McCain-Feingold law — along with his buyout of tobacco farmers
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2014 10:21
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[Kentucky] Despite Supreme Court ruling, Woodford, Clark, Madison counties remain smoke-free

Clark, Madison and Woodford counties have smoking bans that can’t be enforced because they are regulations of county health boards, which the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in June do not have the power to ban smoking in public places. But officials in eac
KyForward
added Aug 28, 2014 15:44
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Deadly Ebola has nothing on tobacco

This year, 8,000 Kentuckians will die from smoking-related causes... That's far more deaths than Ebola has caused in the almost 40 years since its first diagnosis. The onus is on the legislature to act; Kentuckians should demand it.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2014 05:55
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[Kentucky] US Smokeless Tobacco employees donate $55K to local charities

Employees at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company gathered early Friday morning to see seven regional nonprofit organizations receive a total of $55,000 in donations from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund. “From what I’ve been told, this is the only
Kentucky New Era
added Aug 23, 2014 11:16
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Rep. Mike Denham: Using tobacco to treat Ebola one of Kentucky medical breakthroughs

Kentucky may be a relatively small state, but as these examples show, we have had an out-sized influence when it comes to improving the world’s collective health. There’s every reason to believe that this trend will continue for years to come. With tha
KyForward
added Aug 19, 2014 16:28
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[Kentucky] Split emerges on city smoking ban

At a special called meeting Monday of the City Commission to hear first reading of the amended smoking ban ordinance, commissioners Pam Smith-Wright and Jeff Sanford expressed reservations about the ordinance while commissioners Debbie Nunley and Bob Gle
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Aug 19, 2014 07:35
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[Kentucky] City to amend rules on smoking: E-cigarettes to be removed from ban

City Commission will hold a special called meeting at 2 p.m. Monday at City Hall to hear the first reading of an amended smoking ban ordinance. The original first reading of the smoking ban ordinance was held on Aug. 5. As written, the ban goes further t
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Aug 17, 2014 07:37
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[Kentucky] FILLMAN/PATTERSON: Owensboro needs tougher smoking ban ($$)

A new proposal to the city commission, which was first considered at the commission meeting on Aug. 5, would ban smoking in all establishments open to the public and public spaces.
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Aug 17, 2014 07:09
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[Mississippi] Kentucky cigarette manufacturer pays $750000, pleads guilty in contraband case

the payment from Tantus Tobacco LLC in a news release Tuesday. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a whole
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53
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[Australia, Kentucky] How Owensboro tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away in a small town in Kentucky? Because of chewing tobacco, malaria, Charles Darwin and Australia. For decades, tobacco has been a solution in se
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 10, 2014 21:46
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