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[Kentucky] Beshear Vetoes Part Of Tobacco Settlement Bill, Revenue Less Than Expected

The bill had set aside money to fill an estimated $26.6 million shortfall to fund agriculture, lung cancer research and early childhood programs. The governor deleted the line that would have appropriated $26.6 million, saying that the shortfall has grow
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:45
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Ky. Senate harmful to health, economy; killers of smoking ban from sickest region

Stivers...and Robinson...together represent four of the nation's deadliest counties...explanation Stivers offers for blocking a statewide smoking ban is to avoid interfering with private enterprise...Showing up on a list of the unhealthiest places in Amer
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 27, 2015 00:02
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[Kentucky] Celebrating our first year with a global conversation on health and harmony

On Friday, the Institute is hosting the Louisville Health and Harmony Initiative at the African American Heritage center. The day’s activities will explore the themes being discussed by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during their Louisvi
Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:00
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[Kentucky] Editorial | Free smoke-free bill

“Live long and prosper” ... Except Mr. Nimoy couldn’t live by that advice.... Really? The lives of Kentuckians aren’t a priority?... contact the legislature at 1-800-372-7181. Better yet, tell lawmakers in person. Mr. Robinson’s committee meets Thursday
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 3, 2015 13:40
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[Kentucky] STEWART: Top Ky. senators weasel out of anti-smoking vote

Northern Kentucky senators are taking the lead in holding up this legislation. Sen. Chris McDaniel of Taylor Mill is a key vote on the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee. Sen. Damon Thayer of Georgetown is a member of Senate leader
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 3, 2015 13:13
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died last week from COPD ...Recently, I heard two people talk about smoking in a different way: Christy Brown and John Oliver...The keys are honesty, humor, and authenticity.
Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:57
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[Kentucky] HEATH: Smoking ban restores right to breathe clean air

It's about restoring a very important one — the right to breathe healthy air at work and in shared public places. And that's not just me speaking as a nurse practitioner whose research focus is on tobacco-free health. A recent public poll shows a full
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 2, 2015 23:19
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
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HEATH: Say yes to Kentucky Smoke-free Act

The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16
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[Kentucky] In open letter to Ky. Senate President, board of health supports statewide smoking ban

“There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and secondhand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities,” Board of Health Chair Scott White said in a letter to Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “It is not
KyForward
added Feb 24, 2015 13:17
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