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[Kentucky] Low-dose CT scans provide early detection for lung cancer

With Kentucky’s history as a tobacco state, where nearly one-third of adults are current or former smokers, it’s not surprising that the Bluegrass State ranks first in new cases of lung cancer each year. Lung cancer is found in the tissues of the lung,
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2016 17:10

[Kentucky] Council bans vaping in city limits

A result of growing concerns and community encouragement, the Prestonsburg City Council passed Ordinance No. 12-2016 amending ordinance No. 07-2009 to amend and add prohibition of vapor products in all public places and places of employment within the ci
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Dec 1, 2016 11:38

[Asia-pacific] Victory for Kentucky farmers: Anti-tobacco TPP deal is dead

The Obama administration, which treated tobacco as a “hostile witness” while negotiating the TPP deal, “has given up” on the 12-nation trade deal, has now given up on the deal and will not try to push it during the lame-duck session of Congress.
Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions
added Nov 14, 2016 13:50

[Kentucky] Poll: 58% back indoor bans on e-cigs, hookahs

More than half of Louisville residents support expanding the city's smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and hookah products, according to a health department survey. Local residents were invited to participate in the informal poll last month as part of
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 12, 2016 22:47

[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro R&D Center

The $3.5 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion includes a two-story manufacturing facility that houses newly designed laboratories, a dedicated sensory test zone, controlled environment chamber storage, a microbiological testing area and open office and
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:48

Health commissioner Polk objects to Governor's policy, says Kentucky needs a smoking ban

went so far as to say they need to find a way to get Gov. Matt Bevin, who says smoking bans are a local issue, to adjust his policy. “We’ve got to find some kind of landmark we can use there that would be acceptable to the governor and get through the le
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Oct 29, 2016 16:01

[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center

today celebrated the grand opening of the expanded Owensboro Research & Development Center. The $3.5 million, 10,000 square foot expansion includes a two story manufacturing facility that houses:
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 21:49

[Kentucky] Swedish Match will opening R&D Center Tuesday morning ($$)

Swedish Match officials will be in Owensboro on Tuesday morning for the grand opening of the company's new $3.5 million, 10,000-square-foot Owensboro Research & Development Center.
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Oct 18, 2016 15:44

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] WATERS: Double-Election Whammy

Carving tobacco out of the ISDS would prevent companies from seeking due-process legal relief when foreign governments take property without compensation or seize assets in the name of "public health."...does nothing to protect public health yet appeases
West Kentucky Star
added Oct 16, 2016 14:02

[Kentucky] WATERS: Don’t be conned by the fool’s gold of cigarette tax hikes

The new wrinkle in anti-smoking crusaders’ annual demand to raise Kentucky’s cigarette tax is that hiking taxes to fund the Medicaid expansion is somehow a better approach than moving able-bodied adults from government dependency to the fulfillment offer
Richmond (KY) Register
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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