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[Kentucky] FANG: Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
The Nation
added Oct 23, 2014 13:41
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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VIDEOS: Kentucky Tobacco: 10 years after the buyout

"Historically, it's been a huge part of Kentucky agriculture," said Bob Pearce, University of Kentucky Ag. Extension office tobacco specialist. "It's diminished in recent years, and for some time the question was, 'what are we going to replace tobacco wit
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 10, 2014 13:42
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[Kentucky] Faces of the 2014 Tobacco Festival ($$)

Carrollton (KY) News Democrat
added Oct 10, 2014 12:52
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[Kentucky] As E-Cigarette Bans Gain Steam Across State, No Such Plans in Louisville

Lexington could soon become the eighth city in Kentucky to ban e-cigarettes, but it doesn't look like Louisville will follow suit anytime soon.
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:07
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[Kentucky] Committee votes to add e-cigarettes to Lexington smoking ban; issue to go before full council

Lexington is likely to join a growing number of Kentucky communities in banning electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces. On Tuesday, the Urban County Council's General Government Committee voted 8-0 to add e-cigarettes to a 2003 citywide smoking
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 8, 2014 03:37
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[Kentucky] Agriculture: Help hard to come by for tobacco growers

Tobacco has been ready to harvest for a while but many are having trouble finding help to cut and house. It appears worse than in years past. I’ve even heard of farmers having to mow down tobacco that had gotten too mature and rank with suckering.
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Oct 7, 2014 13:25
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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] U.S. Will Increase Production of the Ebola Drug ZMapp, but May Not Meet Demand

The doses used to treat the American aid workers were produced in tobacco leaves at a facility in Owensboro, Ky., that is owned by Reynolds American...That facility has now resumed production, but the federal official said it was expected to produce only
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 12:24
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[Kentucky] GREENBERG: Protect children in tobacco fields

Right here, in Kentucky and other tobacco-producing states, children as young as 7 years old are facing Third World conditions. Toiling in the hot sun, these child workers must don black plastic trash bags with holes poked for their head and arms to avoid
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 5, 2014 22:29
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